Advance Your Practice Using NFPE

Written by Mary Litchford

February 7, 2020


Interested in learning more about performing a Nutrition Focused Physical Exam?

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute has released two new educational videos on Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) by Mary Litchford PhD, RDN, LDN and Ashley Bronston MS, RDN, LDN. Mary Litchford is author of the most comprehensive reference book on NFPE. Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment: Making Clinical Connections is available for purchase at

Visit to sign up for the free educational modules.

Part 1: Subcutaneous Fat and Muscle Loss

  • Lecture followed by demonstrations on how to assess changes in body composition using NFPE

Part 2: Micronutrients, Fluid Accumulation and Functional Status

  • Lecture followed by demonstrations on how to assess for micronutrient deficiencies and functional status

Earn 1 RN CE or RD CPEU for each part. To receive credit for the free self-study program, participants must view the self-study program independently and complete the post-test and evaluation to obtain their certificate.

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