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Developing Nutrition Plans for Hospitalised Patients

Dr. Nick Cave
BVSc, MVSc, PhD, MANZS, DipACVN, Massey University
14 April
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Join Dr. Nick Cave as he provides sound tips and techniques for when and how to intervene with assisted feeding of your hospitalised and critical care patients. We will discuss options for assisted feeding and how to develop best practice nutritional plans for your patients. Additional resources will be shared for ongoing support and confidence in providing care for these fragile cases.
Nick Cave graduated from Massey University (NZ) in 1990 with a BVSc, and worked in general practice for 6 years until 1997, when he returned to Massey for a residency in small animal internal medicine, and attained membership in the Australasian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination. He graduated with a Masters in Veterinary Science in 2000, entitled "The nutritional management of food hypersensitivity in dogs and cats: an assessment of a protein hydrolysate".

In 2004, Nick attained a PhD in nutrition and immunology from the University of California, Davis, whilst concurrently completing a residency in small animal clinical nutrition. Nick became a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Nutrition by examination in 2004. In late 2005, he returned to Massey University as senior lecturer in small animal medicine and nutrition. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, is on the editorial board for the Veterinary Quarterly and Veterinary Education International, and has authored chapters in several international veterinary textbooks.

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