Geriatric Nutrition: Nutritional Management of Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities – 2.0 CEUs/contact hrs

(Nurses, CCM, and CDMS)

$16.00

Description

This course covers age-related changes that occur in the physiology of older adults and how these changes can greatly impact the nutritional needs of those living in a long-term care facility. By taking this course, learners will be able to achieve the following objectives:

  • Recognize the physiological, psychological, and environmental factors that can influence the nutritional status of older adults living in long-term care facilities.
  • Identify nutritional complications that are commonly associated with older adults living in long-term care facilities.
  • Describe how nutrition therapy can be applied to improve the nutritional status of older adults living in long-term care facilities.
  • List appropriate techniques to improve the nutritional status of older adults living in long-term care facilities.
  • Identify techniques that apply compassion, empathy and cultural sensitivity to nutritional interventions for older adults living in long-term care facilities.

This course is approved for 2.0 continuing education units (CEUs)/contact hours for the following professionals:

  • Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
  • Certified Case Managers (CCM)
  • Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)

To receive credit, participant must pass the final exam with a score of 80% or more (exam may be retaken as often as needed). Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.

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