Nutritional care

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Suitable for:

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals

Format: E-Learning

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Understand why nutritional care is a vital element of cancer care and how to manage and support patients' dietary needs.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand nutrition and its role in cancer development and treatment.
  • Understand the nutritional problems experienced by those affected by cancer.
  • Consider how nutritional status can impact on treatment, prognosis and quality of life.
  • Explore interventions for use in clinical practice to overcome or manage nutritional problems.
  • Understand how to identify and advise on nutrition in relation to secondary cancer prevention and the primary prevention of other chronic diseases.

Acknowledgements

Endorsed for CPD by the British Dietetic Association the professional association and trade union for dietitians

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