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Nutritional Frailty

13 Aug, 2019

The physiological changes relating to under-nutrition in older people

Tuesday August 13, 2019

The presentation covers:

  • The importance of healthy ageing and independence to older people
  • Anorexia of ageing
  • The link between poor nutrition and frailty
  • The concept of frailty
  • Protein for older people

Watching this presentation and completing the assessment can contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development hours.

About the Presenter

Professor Renuka Visvanathan, PhD, FRACP, FANZSGM, G.Cert. Ed (Higher Education), MBBS, ATCL

Professor Visvanathan has an international reputation in the research area of nutritional frailty and is especially interested in the provision of quality health care to prevent the impact of frailty (e.g. falls and fracture) as well as improve the wellbeing, function and quality of life of frail, older people and consumers with dementia. She is also interested in research that is likely to translate into improved clinical practice.  Professor Visvanathan is Project Lead at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing lead out of the Basil Hetzel Institute/TQEH. Professor Visvanathan is also Clinical Director of the Aged & Extended Care Services at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (& The Basil Hetzel Institute), Central Adelaide Local Health Network since 2005.  

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  • Presentation notes
  • Assessment quiz and certificate
  • Suggested further reading

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