Nutrition Support - The role of the pharmacist
There are a wide range of opportunities for pharmacists to be involved in nutrition support. Take a holistic approach. Work in collaboration with the dietitian/nutrition team. Consider the impact on medication. Dose the route, formulation or dosing schedule need to change? It is a key area for non medical prescribing and working in a multidisciplinary team.
- 1. What is malnutrition and how is it identified?
- 2. What are the different forms of nutrition support?
- 3. What is refeeding syndrome and why is it important?
- 4. What is the role of the pharmacist in nutrition support?