This site is intended for healthcare professionals

This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

  • Overview
  • Activity
  • Post-Test
  • Evaluation
  • Claim Credit
Identifying and treating malnutrition in primary care

Identifying and treating malnutrition in primary care

This course is available for purchase as part of a subscription:
PURCHASE THE SUBSCRIPTION

Format

Audio

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

March 2, 2018

Updated

May 25, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Rachel Pryke discusses malnutrition in general practice, covering which patients are at risk, how to assess patients and what management strategies to employ. This audio and slide presentation was made at MIMS Learning Live 2017.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Show awareness of the prevalence of malnutrition in specific populations
  • Understand the relationship between malnutrition and other conditions in primary care
  • Understand the benefits of improved nutrition
  • Confidently use the MUST screening tool and management guidelines
  • Understand when oral nutritional supplementation is appropriate
  • Author

    Presenter and test author
    Dr Rachel Pryke
    GP partner and trainer
    Redditch
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required