Turkish Society of Clinical Enteral & Parenteral Nutrition
News Date : 03/07/2019
Education programs on "increasing awareness of malnutrition among primary care health professionals in Turkey (IAMAP-care in Turkey)" were conducted by KEPAN during June 17th and 19th 2019 in Ankara with participation of 499 clinicians in 4 divided groups and during June 18th and 19th 2019 in Izmir with participation of 219 clinicians in 4 divided groups to increase the awareness of malnutrition in the primary health care staff (doctors, dietitians, nurses) and to increase the number of patients who are able to reach nutritional therapy by identifying risk groups of patients and providing admiration to upper health care institutions.

Importance of malnutrition, detection of malnutrition in terms of evaluation and screening methods, case studies pediatrics and geriatrics malnourished patients, general approach to enteral nutrition , parenteral nutrition and oral nutrition supplements and management of malnutrition in primary care were discussed by 5 lecturers and participants.

This project was awarded by Medical Nutrition Industry (MNI) GROW2 Grant in 2018.


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