NOW AVAILABLE - CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST & DIETICIAN

Oasis Medical Centre has introduced nutritional services. Our Resident Clinical Nutritionist will be available every Saturdays from 9AM – 1PM and oncall to cater for all cliental needs.

Functions of a Clinical Nutritionist and Dietician:

DIABETES& HYPERTENSIVE CLIENTS{METABOLIC SYNDROMES}-Anthropometric measurement, nutritional Counseling, assessment and intervention ,blood sugar Monitoring and taking readings ,blood pressure measurements , preparation of prescribed  patients diet plan and documentation of the clients vitals/parameters on the computer system

  • HIV/ISS AND TB CLIENTS– Anthropometric measurement ,nutritional education, Management of symptoms/clinical signs, intervention ,preparation of prescribed patients diet plan, documentation of the clients vitals/parameters on the computer system
  • CANCER AND ANAEMIC CLIENTS -Anthropometric measurement, nutritional Counseling, assessment and intervention ,blood sugar Monitoring ,blood pressure measurements, preparation of prescribed diet plan and documentation of the clients vitals/parameters on the computer system
  • MANAGEMENT OF MALNUTRITION CASES IN CHILDREN/INFANTS– Anthropometric measurement ; i.e. taking of MUAC tape, nutritional Counseling, assessment and intervention ,temperature monitoring , prescription of food supplements such RUTF[Ready to use therapeutic food],RUSF[Ready to use supplementary food],FBF[fortified blended flour],PLUMPY NUTS, preparation of prescribed patients diet plan and documentation of the clients vitals/parameters on the computer system
  • ACTIVATION/ MEDICAL FIELD WORK-Going to activation/field work together with our medical team members such as the doctors and nurses, Anthropometric measurement, nutritional education and Counseling, nutrition assessment and intervention and review, bodyfat, blood pressure,BMI,Metabolic age,bone density/mass,energy/Kcals, measurements.
  • Diabetic Clinic-Anthropometric measurement ,Nutritional Counseling ,assessment and intervention of Diabetic Clients ,blood sugar Monitoring ,blood pressure measurements and documentation on the client files
  • Medical Wards-Nutritional Management, documentation and Intervention on Cancer patients, HIV/patients and Hypertensive patients, preparation, mixing, demonstration and calculation on how to administer parenteral and enteral feeds to patients with Non Communicable& communicable Disorders/Diseases
  • Comprehensive Care Clinic-adults & pediatric -Anthropometric measurement, Counseling on weight reduction & weight gain to clients, counseling on healthy balanced diet to clients, taught importance of good environmental and personal hygiene of clients, Enlightening pregnant mothers on PMTCT while breast feeding, Counseling on food drug interaction to overcome side effects of drugs, planning intervention to underweight clients
  • Maternity Ward-Nutritional Counseling of patients on; Exclusive breast feeding and its benefits, Replacement feeding, How to express and store breast milk, Complementary feeding ,Hygiene , sanitation and health care ,talks and demonstrations on good maternal nutrition and breast attachment and positioning
  • MCH(Maternal &Child Health Care Clinic)/FBP(Food By Prescription Clinic)-Anthropometric Measurement ,Nutritional assessment ,Nutritional Counseling ,Nutritional Intervention &planning &Documentation of nutrition care process and report writing.
  • Surgical Wards & Clinic-Nutritional assessment ,Nutritional Counseling of clients, documentation of patients files ,preparing of diet sheets and Nutritional intervention, preparation, mixing, demonstration and calculation on how to administer parenteral and enteral feeds to patients with Non Communicable& communicable Disorders/Diseases
  • Renal Unit-Nutritional Management, Counseling and formulation of a healthy diet plan to the patient and documentation of patient files
  • Malnutrition Clinic-Anthropometric Measurement ,Nutritional assessment and intervention, documentation of client files