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Pre-FNCE Adult NFPE Training Workshop: Rush University Medical Center - October 21, 2017

Date: October 21

  • Location: Rush University Medical Center

Adult NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop

Friday, October 20, 2017 

Rush University Medical Center - Chicago, IL

7:30am – 4:30pm


Enhance your FNCE® educational experience by attending a pre-FNCE® NFPE Hands-on Training Workshop*!
Please join us for an interactive, hands-on NFPE training workshop to provide registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) with the skills and knowledge necessary to perform NFPEs at their clinic, hospital, or patient center to aid in the diagnosis of malnutrition.

After attending the NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop, the RDN workshop participant will be able to:

  • Recognize the role of the NFPE in identifying malnutrition
  • Assess muscle wasting and fat loss
  • Evaluate the presence of edema or fluid accumulation
  • Identify clinical signs of micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities
  • Measure functional status using hand grip strength dynamometer
  • Demonstrate basic NFPE skills on actual patients

Attendees have the opportunity to practice on real patients during rounds with Academy trainers in very small groups (6 participants and 1 trainer)

Attendees earn 10 CEUs

Attendees are also prepared to return to their facility and train RDN colleagues who can in turn earn 8 CEUs at NO additional charge. Ask your facility whether they will reimburse your costs!
Haven't registered for FNCE®? Click here to register!
*FNCE® registration is not required to attend a pre-FNCE® NFPE Workshop.

Early Bird Cost: $400 for Academy members, $450 for Non-members  
Standard Registration Cost: $450 for Academy members, $500 for Non-members
*Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, September 8, 2017*
To register for this NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop click the REGISTER button below.
For more information about this and other training opportunities, click here or contact 

   **$50 cancellation fee will be applied to cancellations made on or before Friday, September 15, 2017**

                            No refunds will be issued after the above specified date.

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