NCPro Online Case 9: Home Enteral Nutrition

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Nutrition Care Professionals Online Case 9: Home Enteral Nutrition.

Case 9 addresses malnutrition in the context of Lillie, a 70-year old retired nurse, who has breast cancer which metastasized to her bones, liver and lungs.


The NCPro Home Enteral Nutrition and Malnutrition Case assists dietetic students preparing for the clinical component of their assessment and for participating in clinical rotations. This true-to-life Case emphasises the key nutrition-related features of Home Enteral Nutrition and Malnutrition as commonly presented in clinical written examinations, Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) and Oral Vivas. Activities provide curriculum-level guidance to improve student’s readiness to practice their role as clinical dietitians. This resource has proven useful to over-seas-trained dietitians aiming to familiarise themselves with Australian protocol.

Online access includes:
  • A comprehensive introduction to the nutrition care process
  • Case 9: Home Enteral Nutrition including; Perspective (Literature Review), Mind Maps, hyperlinked resource lists, detailed patient history including diet, social and medical history over three visits, interactive videos and 19 activities
  • Online NCPro Tool Kit including frequently used assessment and analysis tools
  • Complimentary webinar with author, Rowan Stewart



After completing this case, users will be able to:

  1. Describe cachexia
  2. Define ageusia
  3. Define and describe malnutrition
  4. Describe the indications and potential complications of the various methods of enteral tube feeding
  5. Assess food and nutrition history information specific to cachexia, malnutrition and tube feeding tolerance
  6. Select Nutrition Diagnoses and create PES Statements for a patient with malnutrition
  7. Select Nutrition Interventions for a patient with malnutrition


PLUS  receive complimentary webinars with author, Rowan Stewart
Visit to access the webinar schedule

Authors: Rowan Stewart and Esther Myers

ISBN: 978-0-9942885-5-4
Online Virtual Learning Environment 18-Month Access

Download: Home Enteral Nutrition Case Study Summary



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