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Nestlé Nutrition Institute Clinical Nutrition Fellowship for Physicians

Fellow Publications

The following is an overview of the program curriculum or knowledge base for program participants. Each day will include two or three hours of didactic course work, with patient rounding, procedures, reviewing pertinent literature and clinical studies, and nutrition committee meetings making up the remaining five or six hours of daily rotations.

GENERAL NUTRITION

  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Indirect Calorimetry
  • Bioelectrical Impedance
  • Nutrient Deficiencies
  • Healthy Eating, Preventative Nutrition
  • Popular Diets
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutrition in the Life Cycles
  • Complementary Alternative Medicine
  • Ethical Considerations
  • Hunger and Satiety

METABOLIC CONDITIONS

  • Obesity
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer

NUTRITION DYSFUNCTIONS

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal Failure
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sepsis

GASTROINTESTINAL COMPLICATIONS

  • Gut Immunology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Celiac Sprue
  • Short Bowel Syndrome

HEALTHCARE ECONOMICS

  • Pay for Performance
  • Specialized Nutritional Formulas
  • Cost Effective Nutrition

ENTERAL NUTRITION

  • Benefits
  • Enteral Access Techniques
  • Assessment and Monitoring
  • Complications

PARENTERAL NUTRITION

  • Patient Selection
  • Logistics of Order Writing
  • Assessment and Monitoring
  • Complications

SURGICAL NUTRITION

  • Transplant
  • Burns
  • Trauma
  • Head Injury
  • Open Abdomen and Fistula
  • Perioperative Nutrition
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Wound Healing

CRITICAL GUIDELINES

  • Target Population
  • Enteral Guidelines
  • Parenteral Guidelines
  • Guideline Comparison
  • Protocols