Clinical Nutrition (MD1068) 2 ECTS
Translation of nutrition science to clinical practice. The importance of interpersonal collaboration with nutrition professionals in medical education, energy metabolism—calculating basal energy expenditure, body composition, nutrition assessment—BMI, weight gain/loss, nutrient deficiencies, outpatient and inpatient nutrition management—medical nutrition, therapy for acute and chronic disease, critical care—enteral and parenteral nutrition. Topics include the impact of nutrient deficiencies on anemia and other diseases, role of nutrition in chronic diseases (diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis celiac disease, obesity, etc), enteral and parenteral nutrition, eating disorders, bariatric surgery, and common diets (e.g. Mediterranean diet).