A student study visit was organised by Human Nutrition Women University, Mardan, at Northwest General Hospital & Research Center on Monday 27th of June. Ms. Saba Tanveer and Mr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Clinical Nutritionists from the Nutrition Department, gave presentations and practical demonstrations.
The objective of the visit was to provide students with nutritional support available to hospitalised patients (enteral and parenteral nutrition) and how personalised meals are prepared (food items, tray colour codes, serving size etc.) for patients. Mr. Arif, from the Pharmacy Department, in collaboration with Nutrition Department, delivered a brief lecture on the basics of parenteral nutrition by the compounding method for in-patients.