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Mini-Tutorials in Nutrition Support

TutorialSeriesSepticShock-1CN Magazine has joined forces with Stephen Taylor, Research Dietitian, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol – author of the book Nutrition Support and developer of FeedCalc – to bring you a special series of CNPD mini-tutorials around Nutrition Support.

The tutorials cover a range of topics around nutrition support in general with a particular focus on nutrition requirements.


Preparing for the tutorials

To facilitate the tutorials you will need to:

  1. Be registered for CNPD - click here to register
  2. Register and download FeedCalc Trainer - click here - further support information on the FeedCalc Trainer can be accessed here
  3. Download the Nutrition Support: eBook_sample - click here


The Mini-Tutorial series provides you with the opportunity to increase your knowledge in the area of nutrition support, assisting continuing professional development, along with providing a taster of both the Nutrition Support book and the FeedCalc software.

Each tutorial forms two parts:

  • Clinical state: A clinical state is introduced followed by technical questions and calculations facilitated through FeedCalc.
  • Practice & prescribing: You simulate a prescribing scenario through FeedCalc to determine optimal prescription, adequacy and possible toxicity.

Now start the Mini-tutorials in Nutrition Support...

Mini-Tutorial 1 - Septic Shock
Once you have actioned the 3 points above (Preparing for the Tutorial), you will need to:

  1. Read the background information as published in CN (September issue). Simply click here for instance access.
  2. Download the CNPD Practice & Prescribing Support Information here
  3. Download the EER graph here (you'll need to be registered FeedCalc Trainer and this graph enables you to answer Q6 within the CNPD questionnaire).
  4. Then simply click here to access the CNPD questionnaire - Mini-tutorials in Nutrition Support: Septic Shock.

 

Mini-Tutorial 2 - U-pattern REE during Cancer Treatment
Once you have actioned the 3 points above (Preparing for the Tutorial), you will need to:

  1. Read the background information as published in CN (November issue). Simply click here for instance access.
  2. Download the CNPD Practice & Prescribing Support Information here
  3. Then simply click here to access the CNPD questionnaire - Mini-tutorials in Nutrition Support: U-pattern REE during Cancer Treatment.

 

Mini-Tutorial 3 - Resting Energy Expenditure (REE), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) and Stress Factors
Once you have actioned the 3 points above (Preparing for the Tutorial), you will need to:

  1. Read the background information as published in CN (Dec/Jan issue). Simply click here for instance access.
  2. Download the CNPD Practice & Prescribing Support Information here
  3. Then simply click here to access the CNPD questionnaire - Mini-tutorials in Nutrition Support: Resting Energy Expenditure (REE), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) and Stress Factors.

 

Mini-Tutorial 4 - Resting Energy Expenditure (REE) in Lung Cancer
Once you have actioned the 3 points above (Preparing for the Tutorial), you will need to:

  1. Read the background information as published in CN (May issue). Simply click here for instance access.
  2. Download the CNPD Practice & Prescribing Support Information here
  3. Then simply click here to access the CNPD questionnaire - Resting Energy Expenditure (REE) in Lung Cancer.

 

Mini-Tutorial 5 - Acute on Chronic Disease
Once you have actioned the 3 points above (Preparing for the Tutorial), you will need to:

  1. Read the background information as published in CN (Jul/Aug issue). Simply click here for instance access.
  2. Download the CNPD Practice & Prescribing Support Information here
  3. Then simply click here to access the CNPD questionnaire - Acute on Chronic Disease.

 

NB: You need to upgrade your FeedCalc Trainer if you downloaded before 1st January 2014: http://www.nutritionsupport.info/node/57.