NUTRITION FOCUSED PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (NFPE) OF THE OROFACIAL REGION IN THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT
Date Jan 25, 2017
Jane Zeigler, DCN, RDN, LDN
OBJECTIVES AND COMPETENCIES:
1. Describe the role of the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in NFPE and integration of NFPE findings into practice.
2. Describe the components of orofacial NFPE and their utility and practice.
3. Be familiar with benefits of NFPE to the pediatric patient and the clinician.
10.2.1 Identifies and selects valid and reliable tools to conduct a comprehensive nutrition
10.2.3 Analyzes and synthesizes the assessment data to identify nutrition problems following
the standards of Practice in Nutrition Care for RDNs.
10.2.4 Integrates foundational dietetics knowledge with critical appraisal of assessment data to
diagnose nutrition problems (using problem solving, etiology, signs and symptoms [PES]
statements), which can be resolved or improved through treatment or nutrition intervention.
SUGGESTED LEARNING NEED CODES:
3005 NUTRITION DIAGNOSIS
3010 ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY
3050 FEEDING, SWALLOWING, DENTITION
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