Assessment and Management of Frailty and Sarcopenia through appropriate Nutrition and Exercise Strategies - HSCP Funded

Venue St James' Hospital Dublin
Contact Hours 7
Event Type HSCP Funded
Presenter Details Dietetics: 
Lorna King
Aideen McGuiness
Physiotherapy & exercise: 
Brendan Egan
Katie Hayes
Kieron Connelly
Refreshments Included Yes
Free Event No
How to Book Complete expression of interest form
Contact Email [email protected]
Total Event Cost 25.00
Date 7 Dec 2023 09:00 - 7 Dec 2023 16:30
Member €25.00
Non Member €25.00

This 1-day course will cover key aspects of assessment and management of frailty and sarcopenia from an interdisciplinary perspective. The course will include an overview of appropriate nutrition and exercise strategies.

Date: Thursday 7th December 2023

Time: 0930-1700

Location: St James’s Hospital

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to the management of sarcopenia and frailty i.e. nutrition (dietetics) and exercise (physiotherapy) will benefit service users.
  • Understand the value of exercise, nutrition and skeletal muscle health in prevention and management of sarcopenia and frailty in the older person
  • Identify appropriate methods of nutritional and physical activity assessment specifically for frailty and sarcopenia
  • Discuss the most recent guidelines and emerging approaches for exercise and nutrition interventions in older adults for the prevention and/or management of sarcopenia and frailty in the context of supporting a multidisciplinary approach

This course has been funded by the National HSCP Office. Places will be offered to those working in publicly funded healthcare service only.

Offers are processed based off caseload and service needs

Applications close on Monday 16th October at 12 midday. 

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If you are approved for this event, the price will be €25.00

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