Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s largest and most trusted multi-specialty chain of hospitals hosts the 10th International Clinical Nutrition Update on the 4th and 5th August 2018 in Chennai. The annual conference organized by the Clinical Nutrition and dietetics department Apollo Hospitals is a knowledge exchange platform for clinical nutritionists and dieticians from around the country. All latest and advanced developments and updates in the field of Clinical Nutrition will be discussed during the conference. The two day international conference was inaugurated by
Dr.J. Radhakrishnan, I.A.S. The Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, Govt. of TN.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Enhancing Clinical Nutrition Practice”, over 700 delegates from across 12 countries have come together to share knowledge on best clinical practices to enhance the practical knowledge and strategies of the practitioners. This provides a forum to enrich the dietetic profession through dialogue, learning and to showcase leading-edge practice and nutrition research.
This forum addresses aspects of patient care at hospitals, hospital-based nutritional intervention and in the scientific sessions, the doctors and dietitians address medical and nutritional requirements of varied clinical conditions. The conference will highlight the current scientific trends, Nutrition Care Process, Nutrition Focused Physical Examinations (NFPE), and Nutrition Assessment -Identifying Malnutrition.
Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Shankar, Organizing Chair Person , AICNU, said, “In today’s fast paced world, Dietetics is no longer dictated by just meal planning, administration and nutritional recuperation.It is much more- addressing dynamic assessment and timely intervening to minimise complications, sepsis and reduce the average length of hospital stay.”
She added, “At Apollo Hospitals, we also trust in combining Evidence- based care with our signature Tender Loving Care. Dietetics team in the clinical settings work in improving the patient specific nutrition and outcome. It is very important for all practicing dietitians to constantly upgrade their knowledge on the latest trends in clinical nutrition and practice evidence based nutrition”.
International speakers from USA, UAE, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka addressed the sessions and presented. Around 675 delegates from 12 countries attended the conference share and imbibe knowledge from the stalwarts and peers in the field.