Malnutrition Training: Screening, First Line Nutrition Advice & Oral Nutritional Supplements (Virtual Learning) – 13th June 2024


Malnutrition affects at least 3 million people in the UK, 93% of whom are in the community.  However, it is an under recognised and undertreated condition that has huge impacts on individuals’ health and wellbeing.

This training educates on:

  • what malnutrition is and the importance of screening for risk of malnutrition.
  • how to use MUST (malnutrition universal screening tool) to screen for those at risk of malnutrition. MUST has been identified by NICE (national institute of clinical excellence) as a suitable tool to screen for malnutrition.
  • practical first line nutrition advice you can use with patients at risk of malnutrition.
  • local resources available to help with first line nutrition advice.
  • oral nutritional supplements, when they might be appropriate to use, and which products are suggested as first and second line choices in line with local formulary.
  • when to refer to a dietitian.

Delivered virtually via MS Teams, this training would be suitable for patient facing roles in primary care such as practice nurses, health care assistants, pharmacists and paramedics.

If you have any questions regarding this training, please contact us via the following email kernowhealthcic.workforce@nhs.net

 

Cost of Course:

This course is for staff working within the Cornwall healthcare economy and is provided free of charge to members of the Primary Care Education Programme.

 

If you need to cancel a booked place on a course, please do so giving sufficient notice for the place to be reallocated. As per our terms and conditions, we reserve the right to charge for places cancelled less than 5 working days prior to the course start (unless otherwise stated), or failure to take up the place on the day of the course.

 

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