Ask the Expert: Post-ICU Nutrition Care for COVID-19 Survivors
Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 ET
Speaker: Lesley Moisey, PhD, RD
Patients with COVID-19 who require a stay in the ICU will have a long road to recovery after they are discharged from the hospital. Many patients, as well as their families, will go on to experience post-intensive care syndrome which will significantly impact their recovery process. Nutrition rehabilitation will be an essential component to their recovery.
During this special 'Ask the Expert' webinar, Dr. Lesley Moisey will answer these and other questions related to nutrition rehabilitation specifically in COVID-19 patients who have survived an ICU stay in the Canadian context.
- What is post-intensive care syndrome and how are families impacted by it?
- What is ICU nutrition rehabilitation?
- Are COVID-19 survivors different than your typical ICU patients?
Related resource from CNS and CMTF: Post ICU and Nutrition Infographic
This Canadian nutrition education resource for the recovery of critically ill patients with COVID-19 was developed to help patients and their families, and nutrition clinicians across the country.
About the Speaker:
Lesley Moisey, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor in Clinical Nutrition at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan. She completed her PhD at the University of Waterloo where she examined nutrition in survivors of critical illness. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she completed her postgraduate dietetic internship at St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto, and then went on to work as an acute care dietitian for several years in Toronto. She is a member of the Canadian Nutrition Society, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, and Dietitians of Canada.