The Nutrition Focused Physical Exam
THE NUTRITION FOCUSED PHYSICAL EXAM
This webinar will provide on overview on how to perform the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam. As COVID has played a significant role in preventing many RDNs and NDTRs from visiting and performing the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam, this webinar will review and discuss the benefits of using this tool to help diagnose malnutrition, as well as providing valuable information on assessing nutrient deficiencies.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Review the important features of the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam.


  • Identify different visual and laboratory data for the NFPE.


  • Discuss nutrient deficiencies found by performing the NFPE.


  • Perform a NFPE from head to toe.
Live Webinar Date: May 17, 2022   (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST)
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 8.1.3, 8.3.3, 10.2.1, 10.2.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18

About the Presenter: Barbara Truitt, MS, RDN, LDN
Barbara Truitt

Barbara Truitt has worked in hospitals, nursing homes, dual diagnosis centers and private practice. As the trauma RDN for ICU patients, she managed their nutrition support needs. Barbara teaches online nutrition courses for Rasmussen University. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Barbara is a contributor for two publications: You can’t just eat a cheeseburger and Food Folklore – tales and truths about what we eat.



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