Nutrition's Link to Dementia
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3020, 4040, 5100, 5300
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.2.2, 10.4.4
CPE Level 2
This continuing education course examines the relationship between nutrition and dementia, exploring the research into way in which nutrient intake and dietary patterns affect the incidence of dementia and the course of the disease.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Define the different types of dementia.
- Advise clients about how different nutrients contribute to brain health and function.
- Describe how different dietary patterns influence the risk of developing dementia.
- Identify nutrition interventions for persons with dementia across the spectrum of the health care delivery system.
Kathleen Searles, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, who has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of settings including health care, education, and public health. She has a private practice in New England where she counsels individual clients and consults with private secondary schools. She previously consulted regularly for long term care facilities.
The author has no relevent disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 3.00 CDR