CCT in Anaesthetics - Intermediate Level Training

Published: 09/09/2019

Nutrition

Competence

Description

Assessment methods

GMP

NU_IK_01

Nutritional assessment techniques including laboratory tests

A,C,E

1,2

NU_IK_02

Clinical consequences of poor nutritional status: including wound healing, infection, cardiovascular stability, thermoregulation, respiratory control

A,C,E

1,2

NU_IK_03

The role of artificial nutritional support in improving surgical outcome – enteral and parenteral. Nutritional supplements 

A,C,E

1,2

NU_IK_03

Mechanics of providing parenteral and enteral nutrition and different routes; pre and post pyloric 

A,C,E

1,2

NU_IK_04

Complications of parenteral and enteral nutritional support

A,C,E

1,2

NU_IK_05

Consequences of overfeeding: CO2 production, uraemia, hypermetabolism, hypertryglyceridaemia, hepatic steatosis

A,C,E

1

NU_IK_06

Changes in intestinal blood flow with injury/sepsis/critical illness 

A,C,E

1

NU_IK_07

Choice of artificial nutritional support in trauma/sepsis/critical illness. Principles of enteral and parenteral feeding including trace elements

A,C,E

1

NU_IK_08

Knowledge of the vulnerability of certain groups [very old, very young] to malnutrition and its effects

A,C,E

1,2