E-Learning Programs

The Nestlé Nutrition Institute offers continuing education for physicians, dietitians/nutritionists and nurses via e-learning courses.

To remain current with the latest evidence-based information, learn more about our many self-study CE programs.

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The Adult Malnutrition Consensus Criteria: How to Apply to Your Practice

CE Accredited Program

This presentation identifies practical steps for identifying the malnutrition etiology in adult patients using the six malnutrition characteristics criteria. Learn how a nutrition focused physical exam can provide useful information for diagnosing malnutrition in your patients.

Original program date:
Apr 24, 2019
Expiration date:
Apr 23, 2022
Continuing education

1.00 CPEU for dietitians
1.00 Contact hour for nurses

CDR level:
54 minutes
Program description:
Program Objectives:

Program objectives
Describe the practical steps for determining an adult patient’s malnutrition etiology.
Describe the six malnutrition criteria and outline processes for their identification in specific patients.
Outline an implementation process for use of the consensus characteristics and their inclusion in the nutrition care process.