Recorded Webinar: The Protein Needs of Older Adults

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2070, 2110, 3005, 3010, 3020, 3030, 3040, 4010, 4030, 4040, 4050, 4060, 4120, 4190, 5010, 5020, 5030, 5040, 5050, 5090, 5100

New evidence suggests that the current RDA for protein intake may be inadequate for older adults.

Join Sharon Palmer, RD, a contributing editor at Today’s Dietitian and author of The Plant-Powered Diet for a complimentary one-hour continuing education webinar, during which you will hear the latest on protein requirements, so that you can help your patients stay healthy and fit as they age. Joining Sharon for this presentation will be expert Jeannette Beasley, PhD, MPH, RD, assistant professor, department of epidemiology and population health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY.

The live version of this webinar was presented by Sharon Palmer, RD and Jeannette Beasley, PhD, MPH, RD on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 2 pm ET. This recorded version is approved for one hour of continuing education credit. RDs should list code 740, Web-Based Pre-Approved Self-Study Materials, for this activity type.

This continuing education course is brought to you free of charge through the support of Daisy Brand.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CE webinar, participating professionals should be able to:

  1. To identify the current protein recommendations for older adults.
  2. To list 3 physical considerations associated with muscle mass in older adults.
  3. To provide 2 assessment criteria related to estimating protein needs in older adults.
  4. To create 3 strategies for meeting protein needs for older adults.
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