Nutrition Needs for Aging Adults
This continuing education course reviews the leading health concerns of older adults and their dietary needs, macronutrients and fluid recommendations, and plant-based and other diet solutions.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the August/September 2023 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Assess malnutrition and describe why it’s a major health risk to older adults.
- Educate patients on three micronutrients of concern and explain how to include them in the diet.
- Evaluate two modifiable feeding challenges older adults may face.
Course content written by Alexandria Hardy, RDN, LDN.
The faculty and planners for this activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
An "ineligible company" includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU).
RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection are at the learner’s discretion.
- 2.00 CDR