Sarcopenia: Treatment and Prevention Strategies

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2110, 3020, 4190, 5050
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.3.6
CPE Level 2

This continuing education course reviews the impact of sarcopenia on the aging population, its pathophysiology, and prevention and treatment strategies.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Discuss the prevalence and health consequences of age-related sarcopenia.
  2. Explain the underlying mechanisms in the development of sarcopenia.
  3. State current dietary and exercise recommendations for the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia.
  4. Discuss pharmaceutical treatments that are being researched to treat sarcopenia.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
08/09/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD, is an instructor of clinical nutrition in the department of behavioral health and nutrition at the University of Delaware and a freelance writer in Newark, Delaware.
 

The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/09/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
CE Club cost:
$0.00
Cost:
$24.00
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