Pediatric Nutritional Screening

Pediatric Nutritional Screening 

Malnutrition in the pediatric population increases the risk for progression of underlying conditions, poor wound healing, slow recovery, extended length of stay, and higher healthcare costs. The goal of this course is to describe the components of a nutritional assessment needed for identifying states of malnutrition in pediatric patients.
 

$15.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-AC-0-PNS

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-AC-0-PNS
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Identify conditions associated with malnutrition in pediatric patients.
Describe anthropometric indicators of malnutrition in pediatric patients.
Identify aspects of a medical and dietary history for identifying malnutrition in pediatric patients.
Identify methods for estimating energy and protein needs for pediatric patients.
Identify the physical and biochemical characteristics of malnutrition in the pediatric population.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Nutritional Assessment

Conditions Associated with Malnutrition

Anthropometric Indicators

Energy and Protein Needs

Medical and Dietary History

Physical Assessment

Biochemical Assessment

Review

Summary

Section 3: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

References

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Instructor: Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN
Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN, has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of healthcare settings including: rural and urban acute care hospitals, public health, ambulatory surgery, higher education, and commercial healthcare learning organizations. Her roles have included: medical/surgical, ED, and OR staff and charge nurse; Director of School Health Services/school nurse; Public Health Epidemiology and Bioterrorism Preparedness Specialist; Infection control practitioner; Quality Management Specialist; Organizational Development Specialist; and Educator. Prior to joining Relias as a SME writer, she provided healthcare learning and development consultation to Swank Healthcare and was the Director of Education Services for Health.edu, a division of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Rebecca earned a diploma in nursing from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Lubbock, Texas and an MBA from Wayland Baptist University.  Disclosure: Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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