Topic: The Nuts and Bolts of Nutrition Focused Physical Examination – A Head to Toe Approach
- Define Nutrition focused physical exam (NFPE) and assessment (NFPA) and differentiate between NFPE and identification and diagnosis of malnutrition
- Describe the role of the RDN in NFPE and integration of NFPE findings into practice using examples of adults with chronic diseases and malnutrition.
- Be familiar with the components of NFPE with a focus on orofacial NFPE, dysphagia screening and identification of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies
- Be familiar with benefits of NFPE to the patient and the clinicia