About Specialized Diets and Nutrition for Licensed Professionals

About Specialized Diets and Nutrition for Licensed Professionals 

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.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-ASDN-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (7 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


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

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

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 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 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


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

Nurses will receive 1.00 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.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

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

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.0 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]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-ASDN-V2
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Identify two 2 nutritional “red flags” that the nursing assessment may reveal.
List 3 factors that may affect serum protein levels.
Explain why liberalized diets should be part of a nutrition care plan.
Identify 2 foods or liquids that are high in potassium.
Identify 2 foods or liquids that are high in phosphorus.
List 3 tubes used for enteral nutrition.
List 2 ways to decrease the risk of aspiration when using enteral nutrition.

Outline:
About Specialized Diets and Nutrition for Licensed Professionals

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Nutritional Support

Statistics

Main Concern

Undernutrition & Malnutrition

Interdisciplinary Approach

Goals

Assessments

Albumin

Review

Summary

Section 3: Providing Basic Nutritional Support

Role of the Dietitian

Healthcare Expense

Nutritional Red Flags & Education

Restricted or Therapeutic Diets

Make Changes Slowly

Person-Centered

Liberalized Diet Plans

Choices are Important

Review

Summary

Section 4: Types of Diets

Diabetic Diets

Cardiac Diets

Renal Diets

Cancer/Chemotherapy

Diets for Wound Healing

Puree and Mechanical Soft Diets

Palliative Care Diets

End of Life

Review

Summary

Section 5: Oral Nutritional Supplements and Stimulants

Snacks can Provide Needed Energy

Nutritional Supplements

Appetite Stimulants

Monitoring

Review

Summary

Section 6: Specialized Nutritional Support

Enteral Nutrition

Indications for Use

Nasogastric (NG) Feeding Tube

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube

Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (PEJ) and Nasojejunal (NJ)Tube

Dementia

Complications and Other Considerations

Aspiration Risks

Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

Review

Summary

Section 7: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Staff Writer: Adam Roesner, BSN
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, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer
Ronald Orth, RN, CMAC, CHC  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 Post -acute Care Curriculum Designer and is certified in Healthcare Compliance through the Compliance Certification Board (CCB). Ron is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Disclosure: Ron Orth RN, CHC, CMAC, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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