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Common Challenges Conducting NFPE: Focus on Elderly

Speakers: Sandra L. Austhof, MS, RD, LD, CNSC


Learn about the latest evidence relating to physical frailty, sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity in the elderly patient as it relates to malnutrition. Performing a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) can be a challenge in this patient population due to loss of lean muscle mass and muscle strength.  Enhance your knowledge through patient examples on how to perform a successful NFPE in the elderly.

RDs and DTRs practicing in the US may log CPE activities under Activity Type 175 for up to three years from the original presentation date. This program is eligible for 1 CPEU. The activity number for viewing this recording through December 16, 2023 is D987B4CE (level 2). 
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1) Enter PIN code: D987B4CE in the box provided. 
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3) Complete the evaluation for this activity and select “Submit”
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