Course Highlights

Regardless of our areas of expertise, we all see patients with a variety of disease issues and comorbidities. This course will provide an in-depth refresher on four important and commonly seen clinical areas - oncology, COPD, renal disease and liver disease. Learn up-to-date nutritional therapy, the latest in nutritional research, as well as pathophysiology of disease. Take advantage of instruction from five clinical experts in their fields. This is your chance to improve your clinical skills and knowledge base.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Introductory Message from the Instructor

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Module 1: Nutrition and Oncology Update

    • Handout for Module 1

    • Lesson 1: Cancer 101

    • Lesson 2: Nutritional Screening and Assessment: Special Considerations in Cancer

    • Lesson 3: Solid Tumours and Nutritional Implications - Part 1

    • Lesson 4: Solid Tumours and Nutritional Implications - Part 2

    • Lesson 5: Hematological Cancers, Nutrition Support

    • Quiz for Module 1

  • 3

    Module 2: Nutritional Implications of COPD

    • Handout for Module 2

    • Lesson 1: COPD - Characteristics and Pathophysiology

    • Lesson 2: Assessment of Malnutrition and Body Composition

    • Lesson 3: Measurement of Energy Expenditure in COPD

    • Lesson 4: Muscle Mayhem - Cachexia and Sarcopenia in COPD

    • Lesson 5: Nutritional Therapy - Benefits and Challenges

    • Quiz for Module 2

  • 4

    Module 3: Nutritional Care Across the Spectrum of Renal Failure

    • Handout for Module 3

    • Lesson 1: Nutrition Management in Chronic Kidney Disease

    • Lesson 2: Optimizing Nutrition in Patients  with End-Stage Kidney Disease on Dialysis - Part A

    • Lesson 3: Optimizing Nutrition in Patients  with End-Stage Kidney Disease on Dialysis - Part B

    • Lesson 4: Nutritional Management of Adult Kidney Transplant Patients

    • Quiz for Module 3

  • 5

    Module 4: Nutritional Implications and Therapy in Liver Cirrhosis

    • Handout for Module 4

    • Lesson 1: Pathophysiology, Complications and Assessment of Liver Cirrhosis

    • Lesson 2: Malnutrition and Liver Cirrhosis

    • Lesson 3: Nutritional Therapy in Liver Cirrhosis

    • Quiz for Module 4

  • 6

    Course Evaluation

    • Quick Evaluation for This Course

Pricing and Course Features

  • Regular Enrollment

    Besides the great learning content presented in a variety of interesting formats, students receive handouts and reading lists for each lesson. Once enrolled, the course duration is 180 days. Zoom chats with the instructor are available at your convenience. Students also receive our monthly research update newsletter. Regular Price: $249.00 per person.

  • Institution Student Enrollment

    For administrators who are interested in providing any of our courses for dietetic interns/post graduate program students, McCall Dietetics offers an institution rate. Once enrolled, the course is available for 365 days. Students receive all the course features as described for regular enrollment. To take advantage of this offer please email Michele at info@mccalldietetics.com. Price: $100.00 per student

  • Institution Dietitian Enrollment

    Groups of three dietitians or more from a single hospital or other health/educational setting can enroll in any of our courses using our group rate. Once enrolled, the course is available for 365 days. This rate includes all the course features as described for regular enrollment. To take advantage of this offer, please email Michele directly at info@mccalldietetics.com. Price: $125.00 per dietitian.