Adequate nutrition is an important component to the care of all individuals especially older adults and those with certain health conditions. This course discusses patient-centered education, liberalized diets for improved nutrition, how to assess clinical improvements without waiting for lab values, and guidelines for the use of enteral and parenteral nutrition.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791
Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC 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.
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
About Specialized Diets and Nutrition for Licensed Professionals
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Nutritional Support
Undernutrition & Malnutrition
Section 3: Providing Basic Nutritional Support
Role of the Dietitian
Nutritional Red Flags & Education
Restricted or Therapeutic Diets
Make Changes Slowly
Liberalized Diet Plans
Choices are Important
Section 4: Types of Diets
Diets for Wound Healing
Puree and Mechanical Soft Diets
Palliative Care Diets
End of Life
Section 5: Oral Nutritional Supplements and Stimulants
Snacks can Provide Needed Energy
Section 6: Specialized Nutritional Support
Indications for Use
Nasogastric (NG) Feeding Tube
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube
Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (PEJ) and Nasojejunal (NJ)Tube
Complications and Other Considerations
Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
Section 7: Conclusion
Adam Roesner, BSN has been working with various quality measures optimization since 2013. His experience in program management in both clinical and performance measures allows a unique perspective on the challenge faced by healthcare systems today. Adam has presented trainings on HCAHPS programs for sales forces and executive leadership alike, and has managed various skin health and HCAHPS educational programs and bundles for acute, post-acute, and IDN facilities. Disclosure: Adam Roesner, BSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Instructor: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC
Ron Orth obtained a nursing degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in 1985 and a B. A. in Health Care Administration from Concordia University in 1996. Mr. Orth possesses over 30 years of nursing experience with over 20 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Mr. Orth has extensive experience in teaching Medicare regulations to healthcare providers both in the US and internationally. Mr. Orth is currently the Director of Curriculum Design for Post-acute Care at Relias. Ron is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron has also successfully completed the Infection Control Officer training through the AHCA.Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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