We’re seeing the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across healthcare globally. In this FREE webinar series, Dr Peter Collins and Dr Emma Ridley will share their clinical expertise, and professional insights about COVID-19, to provide you with recommendations to optimally manage the nutrition of these patients. This two-part series will support Dietitians across the continuum of care.
Although the health crisis is rapidly changing, they will draw on the evidence we do have in the area of nutrition and respiratory disease to ensure we are providing the best care we can.
Watch this two-part FREE webinar series now:
Webinar 1: Dr Emma Ridley – Nutritional management of COVID-19 patients who are critically ill | CLICK HERE TO ACCESS WEBINAR 1
Webinar 2: Dr Peter Collins – Nutrition support in patients with severe respiratory disease: from hospital to home
About the speaker:
Dr Peter Collins is a Senior Lecturer in Nutrition & Dietetics in the School of Allied Health Sciences at Griffith University. He is a Registered Dietitian with the UK Health Care & Professions Council and is a Registered Dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia with a PhD in Clinical Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Southampton. His research focuses on the detection and management of disease-related malnutrition in individuals with respiratory disease and he is a member of the Patient-Centred Health Services research group at Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Australia, where he is interested in the potential for innovative solutions to improve malnutrition treatment. Peter is passionate about the importance of community dietetics and the leading role dietitians can play in the delivery of evidence-based nutrition support.
Peter is on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, is an Early Career Faculty member of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) and is leading the development of the new ESPEN guideline on clinical nutrition in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
CPD/CEU hours are applicable for Australian and New Zealand dietitians. 1.0 CE credit per webinar available from CDR for US dietitians (certificate available below). Check your local country requirements to see if you can claim for continuing education.