Nursing’s role in Nutrition

At least one-third of hospitalized patients being admitted malnourished .Dietitians many institutions lack adequate .Nutrition care is usually delayed Nurses provide and oversee patients, yet they're rarely included in nutrition care-depth understanding of nutrient metabolism, digestion, and absorption.

  • Devotes a big a part of his or her professional activities to nutrition support

  • Leadership role in coordinating and delegating interdisciplinary clinical nutrition services and facilitating the nutrition care implementation structure within the health care facility

  • Ensures that standards for nutrition support provided by other team members are met Individualized nutritional assessment with implementation and follow-up of a (transitional)

  • feeding care plan Monitors patient's response to the nutrition care delivered .Discussing with other team members the necessity for Education  of patients, relatives, nursing staff, medical staff and students

  • Can assist in prescribing parenteral nutrition Preparation of safe and aseptic parenteral

  • nutrition solutions (including compounding)Optimizes composition and advises on

  • compatibility/stability issues and drug/nutrient interactions

  • Quality improvement, education of  pharmacists, other health care professionals, patients and students

  • Conducts nutrition-related research or participates in research activities

  • Nurses have the expertise and responsibility to make sure that patients' and clients' nutritional needs are met. Providing nutrition screening and appropriate nutrition advice is important to enhance healthy eating and subsequent health outcomes. Non-communicable diseases are often related to modifiable risk factors.

All nurses who provide patient care are liable for addressing patients' nutritional needs. This will take many forms: from conducting nutrition screening and performing nutrition assessment and interventions to providing mealtime assistance, nutrition support or dietary therapies, and more.

The Importance of excellent Nutrition

The assessment of a patient's nutritional status should include a general observation of the person, trying to find signs of malnutrition, like the looks of hair and skin. During a malnourished person, hair is probably going to be dull, brittle, and dry, and there could also be signs of hair loss.

  • Reduce the danger of some diseases, including heart condition, diabetes, stroke, some cancers, and osteoporosis.

  • Reduce high vital sign.

  • Lower high cholesterol.

  • Improve your well-being.

  • Improve your ability to repel illness.

  • Improve your ability to get over illness or injury.


  • Reduce high vital sign.
  • Lower high cholesterol.
  • Improve your well-being.
  • Improve your ability to repel illness.
  • Devotes a big a part of his or her professional activities to nutrition support
  • Reduce high vital sign.
  • Lower high cholesterol

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