After attending this webinar, participants will:
- Gain a greater awareness of prevalence of malnutrition in primary care and the impact of undiagnosed malnutrition on quality of life, health outcomes and health care dollars
- Learn about malnutrition screening happening in primary care settings across Canada
- Walk away with tips and tools to implement screening within your site
- Be introduced to a Malnutrition Toolkit complete with screening tools, care pathways and outcome measures for malnutrition screening in primary care
Marg Alfieri RD FDC is a Primary Care Dietitian at the Centre for Family Medicine and is the Founder and Augural President of the Primary Care Dietitians’ Association. She is co-chair of Primary Care Working Group for the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force.
Michele MacDonald Werstuck RD MSC CDE is the Nutrition Coordinator and Coordinator for Practice and Community Development, Hamilton Family Health Team. She is also an Assistant Professor, Part-time, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University. Michele is the Chair of the PCDA’s Best Practice committee which provides the Medical Nutrition Therapy Toolkits for hundreds of RDs across Canada.
When: September 20, 2021 (12-1 pm EDT)
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