Implementing Nutrition Screening: Lessons Learned in Facilitating Practice Change

Sep 25, 2019 01:30pm -
Sep 25, 2019 03:00pm

Event Description


Malnutrition Awareness Week 2019

Implementing Nutrition Screening: Lessons Learned in Facilitating Practice Change


Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM ET


This Malnutrition Awareness Week event is a combined effort between ASPEN and the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS). Nutrition professionals recognize that team-based practice is needed to identify and address multifactorial malnutrition yet engaging the multidisciplinary team in nutrition care activities is limited. CNS via the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force has successfully implemented a broad-based nutrition screening, diagnosis, and treatment program and have engaged the multidisciplinary team in nutrition care. Similarly, the Systematized, Interdisciplinary Malnutrition Program for Implementation and Evaluation (SIMPLE) in Australia has modified nutrition care process roles by increasing delegation, skill sharing, and systems based interventions for inpatients screened 'at risk' of malnutrition. This has demonstrated more timely and efficient inpatient nutrition interventions, improved patient reported outcomes and experience measures, has supported dietitians to meet increased service demand associated with improved screening practices. These examples of how improvements in care process can be achieved will be of interest to webinar attendees.

Learning Objectives
1. Describe lessons learned implementing and evaluation a nutrition screening program.
2. Outline how to facilitate practice change in the context of nutrition care and activities. 
3. Apply nutrition screening and practice changes. 


Faculty & Topics
Lessons Learned from Canada in Implementing a Nutrition Screening Program
Heather Keller, PhD, RD, Schlegel-University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging, Research Chair Nutrition & Aging, Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Systematized, Interdisciplinary, Malnutrition Program for impLementation and Evaluation; a SIMPLE approach to improving inpatient malnutrition care
Jack Bell, PhD, Adv/APD. Advanced Dietitian, Conjoint Principal Research Fellow & MRFF Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellow. School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, The University of Queensland & Allied Health, The Prince Charles Hospital, Metro North HHS, Chermside, Queensland, Australia


Kris Mogensen, MS, RD-AP, LD, CNSC, Team Leader Dietitian Specialist, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA


Learning Level: Intermediate
CE Credit: 1.5 hours
UAN: JA0002345-9999-19-103-L04-P

In collaboration with the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS)

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Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Sep 21, 2019.
Regular registration starts on Sep 22, 2019 and ends on Sep 24, 2019.
Late registration starts on Sep 25, 2019.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)