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From Theory to Practice: Optimizing Recognition and Documentation of Adult Malnutrition

This event was presented as a live webinar on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.

Event code: 18359
CPE Hours: 2.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5280, 5380, 3010, 1065

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and A.S.P.E.N. released new recommendations in September 2011 for the identification and documentation of adult malnutrition. Widespread use of these criteria will help to standardize the diagnosis of adult malnutrition and provide more accurate estimates of its prevalence, incidence. This teleseminar will provide participants with knowledge and practical tools needed to design comprehensive, team-oriented systems for effective recognition and documentation of adult malnutrition.


  • Apply the Academy/A.S.P.E.N. characteristics recommended for the identification and documentation of the occurrence of adult malnutrition.
  • Identify the critical roles of the health care team in providing and tracking the myriad of services needed by this high-risk population.
  • Explain the organizational infrastructure that must be in place to optimize the diagnosis, documentation of incidence, and financial impact of adult malnutrition.


  • Terese Scollard, MBA, RD, LD, Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager, Providence Health & Services, Portland, Oregon
  • Louise Merriman, MS, RD, CDN, Director, Clinical Nutrition, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York
  • Jane V. White, PhD, RD, LDN, FADA, Emeritus Profession, Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, and past Academy (formerly ADA) President

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