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Course Features

Duration 3 hrs
Skill Level 3
Attendee Dietitians, Interns, Nurses, Doctors
Certificate Certificate of Participation
Assessments NONE
CPE Credits 3
Price $42

Trainer: Mary Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN

Category: Healthcare

Accreditation: CDR


Wound Healing & Nutrition - A Practical Approach

The course will start with explaining the physiology and pathophysiology of wound healing, its classification, and the nutritional risk factors, as well as, malnutrition in wound healing. The course will address the assessment pathways for wound healing and the malnutrition screening. Then the course will focus on nutrition of wound healing including the role of micronutrients, macronutrients, hydration, and addresses practical nutrition strategies to promote wound healing. The role of proteins will be highlighted with emphasis on oral nutrition supplements. In addition, the psychological interventions conducted by dietitians will be addressed using motivational interviewing.