Virtual Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) Training

$250.00$300.00
  • Virtual Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) Training

Virtual Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) Training

$250.00$300.00

The Virtual NFPE trainings are live sessions and include the following training elements:

Identifying and Documenting Malnutrition: Customizable to acute care, long-term care, or pediatrics, this introductory program explains best practices for screening and diagnosing patients with malnutrition using the Malnutrition Consensus Criteria published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. (1 hour)

How to Perform a NFPE with Video Demonstrations: This step-by-step visual guide is narrated by our expert trainer. Attendees will view images of targeted areas of fat and muscle wasting followed by video demonstrations of how to assess specific NFPE spots on the body. (1.5 hours)

Practice Patient Scenarios: Apply your knowledge with three practice patient scenarios. You’ll incorporate the patient’s nutrition history and NFPE findings to determine if the patient meets criteria for a diagnosis of malnutrition. (30 minutes)

Physical Manifestations of Micronutrient Deficiencies (Advanced Training only): Take your NFPE skills to the next level and use physical findings to detect vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Also included is a comprehensive guide featuring recommended laboratory monitoring and repletion guidelines. (30 minutes)

Live Q&A Session: Ask us anything! Our expert trainer is a practicing dietitian and can answer questions you have about documentation, reimbursement, and more. (15 minutes)

Live virtual NFPE trainings from Dietitians On Demand allow individual dietitians and groups to choose from two options:

BASIC TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • 3 hours in length, 3 CPEU credits
  • Includes digital download of NFPE pocket card

ADVANCED TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • 4 hours in length, 3.5 CPEU credits
  • Features live coaching for all attendees to maximize NFPE proficiency. (Attendees must have web cam.)
  • Includes digital download of NFPE pocket card