Virtual
Meghan Foley, RD, CED-RD
Sep 29, 2021 | 11:00am - 12:00pm MDT

Nutritional Rehabilitation and Early Refeeding of Severely Malnourished Patients

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During this webinar, attendees will learn about the role of a dietitian in the refeeding process, as well as the co-existing medical conditions that can arise with severe malnutrition. We will overview how medical nutrition therapy can be used to treat these medical conditions, as well as when to consider the use of enteral or parenteral nutrition and how it can benefit a severely malnourished patient during the refeeding process.

Learning Objectives:

Following the presentation, attendees will:

  1. Understand the role of the dietitian in the refeeding process of a severely malnourished patient.
  2. Understand how to nourish patients with eating disorders who have co-existing medical complications.
  3. Learn the pros and cons of using enteral and parenteral nutrition for severely malnourished patients.

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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