Only on Invitation
12 Module, 3 Hours per Module
About This Course
Practical and comprehensive program to empower doctors and dieticians to effectively contribute to patient care.
Critical care Nutrition is a specialized multidisciplinary practice. It is important to promote dietitians in this area to improve patient care, create research outcomes, and ensure that the critical care dietitian is the preferred nutrition support care provider.
A Certification in Critical Care Nutrition would be beneficial to the profession and the future of clinical practice. The curriculum will coincide with nutrition standards and practice guidelines from American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, NICE and Indian Practice guidelines.Read More
Meet the Instructor
DR. N RAMAKRISHNAN
Diplomate, American Board (Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine & Obesity Medicine)
FACP, FCCP, FCCM, FAASM, FICCM, FISDA
Past Vice Chancellor, Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
Past President, Indian Sleep Disorders Association (ISDA)
Director , Critical Care Services
Senior Consultant in Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Dr. N. Ramakrishnan is an American Board Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine and also has a Master’s degree in Medical Management from University of Southern California.
He is currently the Director of Critical Care Services at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and is a Senior Consultant in Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
He is also an honorary Adjunct Professor at Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University and Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation. Dr. Ramakrishnan graduated from Stanley Medical College, Madras and subsequently worked in the United Kingdom and USA for over 13 years and returned to India in 2003 as he was keen on making a difference.
He has been instrumental in developing Chennai Critical Care Consultants, a private practice group of critical care specialists. Specialized, innovative Tele ICU services are also provided to serve critically ill patients anywhere, anytime. The group has also successfully established TACT Academy for Clinical Training which is India’s first simulation based healthcare training center and has won an award for innovative concept in healthcare education and also listed for this distinction in Limca Book of Records.
DR. BHUVANESHWARI SHANKAR
Ph.D., RDTACT Academy for Clinical Training.
Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Shankar is the Senior Consultant Clinical Dietitian at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai and Utopian Diet Clinic, Chennai. Teacher, LifeLong Learning Program of European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Adjunct Professor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Doctoral Committee member at SRM Medical College, Chennai and Senior Faculty, TACT Academy for Clinical Training. She has 36years of Experience as a Dietitian. Dr. Bhuvaneshwari holds a PhD in Clinical Nutrition, with a specialization in Critical Care Nutrition. She is an Examiner for various Universities, member, Board of Studies - Nutrition, Madras University. She was the Vice President (Dietetics) and Group Chief Dietitian for the Apollo Hospitals Group which has 70 hospitals. She has been with the Apollo Hospitals for the last 36 years and has been instrumental in raising the Clinical Nutrition standards of the Apollo Hospitals to an appreciably high level of patient rating.To add to her credentials, she was instrumental in getting the “Best Of Best” Award for the Critical Care Nutrition Practices of Apollo Hospitals Chennai by participating in an International Nutrition Survey where 183 hospitals across the Globe participated. She was an Expert Committee Member, Nutrition Board- Government of India. She is constantly exposed to clinical nutrition practices across the globe.Read More
Meet the Narrator
Mrs. Pooja Lakhani
MSc, RD, CNSCApollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai.
Mrs. Pooja Lakhani is the Clinical Dietitian, ICU and Organ Transplant Unit at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai with Five years of Experience. She is a qualified Registered Dietitian and holds a PhD Scholar in Food & Nutrition from Mumbai University. Mrs. Pooja is the First dietitian in India to achieve ‘Certified Nutrition Support Clinician’ (CNSC) credential by NBNSC-ASPEN and was awarded IDA President award for best paper presentation at IDACON-2018.
What you will learn
At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
- promote safe and evidence-based medical nutrition therapy to ICU patients.
- promote contribution in research in terms of improved recovery.
- facilitate the nutrition care process needed to achieve complete practice skills and make a positive difference in the overall care of ICU patients.
- Get a better understanding of Total Parenteral Nutrition
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by DocMode. In no event will DocMode be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
The following faculty have indicated they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentations, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:
Dr. N Ramakrishnan
Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Shankar
DocMode acknowledge that educational grants were received from Nestle Health Sciences for the creation of this Internet Enduring activity.
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Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care Specialists and Dietitians
The course is organized into 12 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is always open and participants may begin the course at any time.
Registration only on Invitation.
Once you enroll, you have access to first module. Each module will be launched on 1st of each month beginning from June 20th, 2021. Peer review assignments become available once your session has officially begun.
Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards MBBS/MD doctors with post-graduation in Critical Care and Registered Dietitians.
Yes, relevant work experience is beneficial as the courses on docmode.org help practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals.