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Nursing Faculty Presentation on Nutrition Knowledge and Patient Outcomes

April 8, 2019

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, an professor of nursing and assistant dean for interprofessional and collaborative research, delivered a presentation at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2019 Science and Practice Conference on March 24, 2019.

Her presentation, "Impact of the Lack of Nutrition Knowledge on Patient Outcomes (Quality, Safety and Cost) and Remedies to Address Knowledge Gaps," was part of the ASPEN Fellows Symposium on "Nutrition Education of Health Professionals". DiMaria-Ghalili discussed the current issues with integrating nutrition knowledge into health professions training, and the impact of continuing clinical nutrition education on patient outcomes and provided an example of how implementation science could be used to create sustainable nutrition education programs.