Identifying and Managing Malnutrition

Identifying and Managing Malnutrition 

Declining nutritional status can have significant effects on patient's health and functional status and is often a comorbidity associated with chronic conditions. Dietitians and nurses both play a role in the identification and management of malnutrition in order to ensure better patient outcomes. This course will provide an overview of malnutrition, use of the nutritional assessment to identify malnutrition, and interventions to improve nutritional status in these patients.

$19.00

Hours: 1.25
REL-AM-NU571B-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

1.2 HOURS


Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.20 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.0 HOURS


Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 142250
Learning Need Code(s): 5090, 3020, 5280
CPE Level: Level II

Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected] or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

1.25 HOURS


Approved for 1.25 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-AM-NU571B-V2
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Discuss the factors contributing to undernutrition and malnutrition.
Describe the difference in nutrition screening and nutrition assessment.
Describe 3 findings during the physical exam that can point to nutritional issues.

Outline:

Identifying and Managing Malnutrition

A.    What is Malnutrition?

B.    Key Facts about Worldwide Malnutrition

C.    Nutrition and Health are Closely Related

D.    Double Burden of Malnutrition

E.    Knowledge Check

F.    Malnutrition Codes Defined by ICD-10

G.    Proposed Malnutrition Codes Defined by ICD-11

H.    Malnutrition Codes Defined by ICD-10

I.    Who MOST Likely has a Serum Albumin within Normal Ranges?

J.    Minnesota Starvation Study, 1944

K.    What do Albumin & Prealbumin Test Results Tell Us?

L.    Is Prealbumin a Measure of Improved Nutrition Status?

M.    Inflammatory Stress

N.    Markers of Inflammation

O.    Knowledge Check

P.    Malnutrition? No in My Hospital or Post-Acute Care Setting

Q.    Nutrition Screening Tools

R.    Nutrition Screening vs. Nutrition Assessment

S.    Characteristics of Malnutrition

T.    Characteristics of Pediatric Malnutrition

U.    Characteristics of Adult Malnutrition

V.    Common Questions about Malnutrition Characteristics

W.    Knowledge Check

X.    Common Syndromes in Older Adults Related to Primary & Secondary Prevention

Y.    Nutrition Assessment

Z.    Common Consequences that Negatively Impact Effectiveness of MNT

AA.    Individualized Nutrition Approaches

BB.    Cumulative Effects of Declining Nutritional Status

CC.    Case Study

DD.    Case Study: Nutrition Recommendations

EE.    Photos of Muscle Loss in Face

FF.    Photos of Muscle Loss in Upper Body

GG.    Photos of Muscle Loss in Hands

HH.    Photos of Muscle Loss in Lower Body

II.    Case Study: Nutrition Recommendations

JJ.    Dynamometer

KK.    Fluid Retention

LL.    Resources

MM.    References


Instructor: Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN
Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN is an acclaimed speaker, author, medical-legal expert and consultant to health care providers. She received her PhD in human nutrition from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Her professional career has included clinical practice, university teaching and business consulting. She is president of CASE Software & Books, a professional and educational resource company. Dr. Litchford is well-known for her advanced level presentations, scholarly articles, textbook chapters and professional reference books on leading-edge clinical nutrition topics. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and serves as vice-president of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Dr. Litchford has received numerous national awards for her contributions to the field of clinical nutrition. Disclosure: Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Prosynthesis as Consultant Relevant Financial Relationship with Medline Industries as Consultant Relevant Financial Relationship with Nestle Nutrition as Consultant
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate level Dietitians; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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