Basic Nutrition and Food Safety

Basic Nutrition and Food Safety 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with basic nutrition and food safety for the older adult. Components of a healthy diet, nutritional guidelines, the effect of aging on nutrition, and the safe preparation and storage of food are presented.

$18.95

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-BNFS

Certificates

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California Department of Public Health (CNA)

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Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

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California Department of Social Services Group Homes

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Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Group Homes.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-730-2
Approval # 224-0145-32543

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Adult Residential Facilities

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Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of Adult Residential Facilities.

Vendor/Provider # : 2000224-735-2
Approval # 224-0145-32584

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

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Relias, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.

Vendor/Provider # 2000224-740-2;
Approval # 224-0145-32640.

This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

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Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933277

Oregon Department of Human Services (AFH)

1.0 HOURS


National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-BNFS
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Identify key terminology related to nutrition.
List the components of a healthy diet.
State the effects of aging on nutrition.
Identify nutritional guidelines.
Recognize how to safely prepare and store food.

Outline:
I. Course Overview II. Learning Engagement Activity: Case study and pre-test a. Mrs. Erica Jones takes multiple medications and has diabetes and high blood pressure. She has unhealthy eating patterns learn how to help the elderly with improving their diet. b. Questions (multiple choice) III. Introduction to Nutrition a. What is a healthy eating pattern? b. Nutrition and health c. Portion and portion control d. Reading labels e. Checkpoint — questions (multiple choice) IV. Nutrition Needs of the Older Adult a. Diverse older adult population b. Diet quality c. Older adult needs d. Food preferences and the care setting e. Ombudsman data: complaints V. General Nutrition Terms a. Macronutrients b. Carbohydrates c. Fats d. Protein e. Water f. Fiber g. Cholesterol h. Vitamins i. Minerals j. Macrominerals k. Trace minerals VI. Components of a Balanced Daily Diet a. MyPlate for older adults b. Plans for healthy eating c. Five major food groups 1. Grains 2. Vegetables 3. Fruits 4. Protein 5. Dairy products d. Other foods e. Learning Engagement Activity: Video — “MyPlate”. Video about portions, hydration, and the right types of food to eat for their nutritional benefit. f. Checkpoint: questions (multiple choice) VII. Aging and Nutrition a. Physical and biological changes 1. Healthy aging 2. Physical and biological changes b. Sarcopenia System changes 1. Heart 2. Bones 3. GI tract c. Physical changes 1. Ears (hearing) 2. Decreased vitamin D d. Checkpoint: questions (multiple choices) VIII. Nutrition Guidelines for Older Adults a. Healthy eating pattern b. Promote adequate intake c. Physical activity d. Red Plate study IX. Preparing and Storing Food a. Food-related illness b. Where to prepare food c. Handwashing d. Bacteria e. Prevent food contamination and cross-contamination f. Cook foods to proper temperature g. Keep cold foods cold h. Thaw foods properly i. Label, date, and seal all foods j. Learning Engagement Activity: Video — “Gear up for food safety”. Strategies for safe food handling. k. Eating is a social event l. Checkpoint: questions (multiple choice) X. Summary and Conclusion

Instructor: Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RD, FAND
Dr. Munoz is a Clinical Nutrition Manager responsible for guiding the clinical nutrition therapy services and supervising the performances of 65 dietitians in 78 skilled nursing facilities. Her responsibilities include development, communication and implementation of efficient and effective nutrition protocols. Dr Munoz teaches, reviews manuscripts, writes continuing education programs and works on evidence analysis projects for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Disclosure: Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RD, FAND has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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