Basic Nutrition and the Surgical Patient: For Medical Students and FY Doctors

21st February 2022

1800-1900 hours (UK time)

Online via Zoom


This talk will discuss the basics and principles of nutrition in the surgical patient. A number ofadult patients admitted to hospital are at risk of malnutrition. An understanding of the risks of malnutrition and theireffect on morbidity and mortality is important for any junior doctor. This session, therefore, aims to build the confidence of senior medical students and Foundation Year 1 Doctors to help them to better appreciate the nutritional needs of surgical patients. It will provide an overview of nutrition needs, recognition and screening tools, and risks and benefits of supplemental nutrition options in the surgical patient.

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students (clinical years))
  • Foundation Year 1 Doctors


Miss Nadeen Low
Consultant UGI Surgeon/Nutrition Lead
Frimley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Miss Nadeen Low is a Consultant UGI surgeon with fellowships in HPB and Bariatric Surgery at various centres throughout the UK. Her experience has resulted in her caring for complicated surgical patients, including burns, trauma, cancer, obese and critically unwell patients, as both a surgical consultant and nutrition lead.

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 21st February 2022
Time 1800 - 1900 hours (UK time)
Online via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Structured International Medical Education Curriculum, supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60

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