Title: Internal Medicine – Nutrition: B-12 Deficiency; Nutritional Assessment; RED-S
Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., Jennifer Maynard, M.D., Gary H. Oberlender, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Original Release Date: July 1, 2019 Expiration Date: July 1, 2022
TOPIC 1: Cobalamin (B-12) Deficiency and Other Neurologic Disorders of Gastrointestinal Function.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP
- Define recent advances in B-12 deficiency, Post-Gastroplasty Neuropathy, and Copper deficiency.
- Examine the changing clinical presentation of this illness.
- Apply newer laboratory techniques to the diagnosis.
- Apply an algorithm for the diagnosis and treatment of B-12 deficiency.
TOPIC 2: Advanced Nutritional Assessment and Therapy.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM
- Integrate readily available clinical data to make accurate nutritional assessments in seniors.
- Relate metabolic changes in aging to assess risk for malnutrition.
- Apply an evidence based approach to treatment of undernutrition in seniors.
TOPIC 3: Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), formerly Female Athlete Triad.
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL
- Discuss the history of Female Athlete Triad and its new term RED-S
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of RED-S
- Apply a multidisciplinary treatment strategy for RED-S
- Employ individualize return to play considerations using the return to play guidelines
- Recognize when to refer patients for more advanced cardiac care.