TITLE AND DESCRIPTION:
Elevating the Role of the RD as Clinical Practitioner
Impact patient outcomes, generate revenue & reduce costs by utilizing nutrition focused physical assessment techniques and ASPEN/AND evidenced based recommendations.
Lecture & Hands-on Practice!
Susan Lessar MS, RD, CNSC
Registered Dietitian, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician
Corporate Director, Nutrition Therapy Department, Winchester Medical Center
Warm Hearth Village, Village Center
2386 Warm Hearth Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
From Interstate 81 take exit 118B (US 460 Blacksburg/ Christiansburg/Virginia Tech).
Follow 460 West toward Blacksburg/Virginia Tech.
Stay on 460 West until you see an exit for 460 Business/ Smart Rd. This exit will fork. Stay in the right lane and take 460 Business East toward Christiansburg. Turn left at the stop sign and left again at the light.
At the second light (Hightop Road), turn right [MapQuest indicates turning left]. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Farmview Drive. (You will see a Warm Hearth Village sign on the corner).
Follow Farmview Drive into Warm Hearth Village. Once in the Village, follow the main road and directional signs to your specific destination. The Village Center will be located on the left with name and address clearly marked on a large rock.
For a map of Warm Hearth Village click here
CPEUs requested: 2
Upon successful completion of the program, the participant will be able to:
Discuss current trends in today’s healthcare system and the under-recognized impact of malnutrition
Identify malnourished patients and those at-risk for malnutrition using characteristics defined by ASPEN/AND consensus statement
Describe how nutrition intervention can improve patient outcomes
Review evidence-based recommendations for preventing and treating malnutrition
Perform select elements of the nutrition focused physical assessment
Illustrate innovative and interdisciplinary examples for the initiation of clinical nutrition protocols that lead to revenue generating/cost avoidance initiatives.
Formulate techniques on how to partner and communicate with hospital leadership.
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