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Adult NFPE Training Workshop (OPEN): Providence Alaska Medical Center - Friday, April 12, 2019

Date: April 12, 2019

  • Location: Providence Alaska Medical Center

Adult NFPE Hands-On Training Workshop

 Friday, April 12, 2019

Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, AK

7:30am – 4:30pm 

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 peer train RDN colleagues who can in turn earn 8 CEUs for $75. Ask your facility whether they will reimburse your costs!

Early Bird Cost: $475 for Academy members, $600 for Non-members  
Standard Registration Cost: $550 for Academy members, $675 for Non-members
*Early Bird Registration Deadline: Friday, March 8, 2019*
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 nfpe@eatright.org 

   **$100 cancellation fee will be applied to cancellations made on or before Wednesday, March 6, 2019**

                            No refunds will be issued after the above specified date.

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