Nutrition

Coronary heart disease - Rod Jackson

Rod Jackson talks about “where have all the heart attacks gone”. Rod is a professor of epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the School of Population Health, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

Nutrition for cardiovascular disease - Jennifer Crowley

Dr Jennifer Crowley talks about nutrition and advice in cardiovascular disease. Jennifer's doctorate in health sciences thesis topic was “New Zealand GPs and nutrition care: perceptions, perceived competence and barriers to provision”. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, registered sports dietitian and secondary teacher with extensive experience in teaching nutrition education.

Nutrition - type two diabetics - Jennifer Crowley

Dr Jennifer Crowley talks about nutrition and advice to give type two diabetics. Jennifers Doctorate in health sciences thesis topic was “New Zealand GPs and nutrition care: perceptions, perceived competence and barriers to provision”. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, registered sports dietitian and secondary teacher with extensive experience in teaching nutrition education.

Nutrition and weight loss - Jennifer Crowley

Dr Jennifer Crowley talks about nutrition and weight loss. Jennifer's Doctorate in Health Sciences thesis topic was “New Zealand GPs and nutrition care: perceptions, perceived competence and barriers to provision”. Jennifer is a registered dietitian, registered sports dietitian and secondary teacher with extensive experience in teaching nutrition education.

Nutrition: Brief advice to patients

This course contains some information that you will be familiar with as well as new information in light of emerging scientific evidence in nutrition and changing dietary guidelines for nutrition education.

Relative energy deficiency (RED-S): recognition & management

The term “female athlete triad” has been used for several decades to describe an association between disordered eating, an irregular menstrual cycle and impaired bone health. While disordered eating and low energy availability clearly have an effect on a woman’s menstrual cycle and bone health, almost every system in the body can also be involved. It can affect metabolic rate, immunity and protein synthesis as well as cardiovascular and psychological health.

Iron deficiency - Ali Jafer

Dr Ali Jafer talks about the management of iron deficiency. Ali is a consultant gastroenterologist for Waitemata DHB and has special interests in small intestine disease, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease and capsule endoscopy.

Paediatrics for General Practice

This one day symposium will provide clinical updates and guidance supporting excellent practice on the important issues we face engaging with children and youth in general practice.

Eating, drinking, & swallowing difficulties for SLTs: Level 1 Update

This is a refresher for the level 1 course in Eating, drinking, & swallowing (EDS) difficulties. It reviews the knowledge you need to support and advise school staff, families and other education therapists working with children with EDS difficulties. The Level 1 training you completed was in the area of eating, drinking and swallowing. It was designed to empower and enable you to provide support and resources to your colleagues in this area of practice.

Eating, drinking, & swallowing difficulties for SLTs: Awareness Level

Welcome to this EDS difficulties awareness course designed for Speech-language therapists (SLTs) working within the Ministry of Education.

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