april, 2021

26apr(apr 26)9:00 am21may(may 21)5:00 pmClinical NutritionOnlineCategory:4 week course - £200 *Confirmed Running

Course Details

Week 1

Nutritional Assessment and Calculations

How to perform a nutritional assessment

Calculate energy requirements and how much to feed

Treatment regimens for inappetence

Instigating nutritional support

 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the week delegates will be able to:

Perform a nutritional history and assessment of the animal

Calculate BER and RERs and apply this to how much to feed

Identify when nutritional support is required and how to do this

 

Week 2

Clinical Nutrition – Renal, Urinary, Liver and Cardiac

Clinical nutrition for renal, urinary, liver and cardiac disease

Look at each of the nutrient requirements for each of these management regimes

 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the second week, delegates will be able to:

Make recommendations for clinical diets for renal, urinary, liver and cardiac disease

Understand the nutrient specifications for these diets

Be able to discuss the benefits of these diets

 

Week 3

Clinical Nutrition – Gastrointestinal and Pancreatitis

Clinical nutrition for gastrointestinal and pancreatitis

Look at each of the nutrient requirements for each of these management regimes

 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the third week, delegates will be able to:

Make recommendations for clinical diets for range of gastrointestinal and pancreatitis

Understand the nutrient specifications for these diets

Be able to discuss the benefits of these diets

 

Week 4

Nutritional Supplements and Trends

Supplements

Nutritional trends (including raw and homecooked diets)

 

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the fourth week, delegates will be able to:

Make recommendations for supplements for the diseases discussed in weeks 3 and 4.

Look at the nutritional evidence behind nutritional fashions.

Discuss raw and home cooked feeding with clients.

 

The course will be fully tutored by Nicola Ackerman, and will consist of 10 hours of CPD given in various formats, including tutorials, tasks, case studies, forum discussions and quizzes.

 

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Time

April 26 (Monday) 9:00 am - May 21 (Friday) 5:00 pm

Location

Online

Speaker

Nicola AckermanBSc(Hons), CertSAN, CertECC, VTS(Nutrition), A1 V1 C-SQP Hons, RVN Head Medicine Nurse, The Veterinary Hospital Group Ltd, Plymouth

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