Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:


Course number:
39789; 239630

Course Description


Program of the course will include basics in clinical nutrition, or more precisely; enteral and parenteral nutrition. Students will adopt knowledge about indications, contraindications and complications of enteral and parenteral nutrition. They will acquire knowledge about nutritional assessment in clinical settings and about nutrition support in various clinical situations – in malnutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, liver and renal disease, chronic and acute pancreatitis, diabetes, carcinoma,  cardiovascular and lung disease, nutrition support in pediatric patient and home enteral and parenteral nutrition. Through field work, students will get acquainted with handling with application systems for enteral and parenteral nutrition and with work of clinical nutrition team. 

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