Leveraging Nutrition Every Step of the Way: Nutrition Equity, Early Intervention and Treating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Saturday, October 16
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (Central Time)
CE: 1.5
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/expertise)


In this session, an expert panel of speakers will examine nutrition care in a post-COVID-19 pandemic world. The experts will review diverse aspects of care from health equity, to prehabilitation, to outpatient nutrition care in chronic conditions, all focused on improving health and nutritional status for the global adult population.

Planned with Academy Premier Sponsor, Abbott

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the role of nutrition, social determinants of health and health equity in the post-pandemic world.
  • Examine the pre-habilitation model and the role nutrition plays in preventing postoperative complications for specialized populations.
  • Identify challenges for the COVID-19 patients with chronic conditions and explore how to leverage care and improve recovery outcomes in the outpatient setting.