Katie Genge, BASc., RD is the clinical dietitian for Geriatric and Oncology Rehabilitation Programs at the Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton Ontario. She is the co-chair for the Malnutrition Working Group that was created to raise malnutrition awareness and implement INPAC across Hamilton Health Sciences hospitals. She has been a strong advocate for combating malnutrition in inpatient populations. Katie continues to strive towards having every patient screened for malnutrition upon admission to hospital and for patients to be connected with dietitian services in the community once discharged.
Learnings from clinical dietitians on getting started with INPAC
1) Nutrition Screening at Admission (Paper and electronic versions)
2) Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) (training of staff and use in assessment and chart notes)
3) Post-Discharge Nutrition Care