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.
CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.00 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
Activity Number: 155849
Learning Need Code(s): 5300, 2010, 3060
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.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Disease Process
Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease
Pathogens and Inflammatory Response
Additional Causes of Cognitive Impairment
Manifestations: Early Stage
Manifestations: Middle Stage
Manifestations: Late Stage
Medical Foods and Dietary Supplements
Specific Foods and Supplements
Environmental and Behavioral Interventions
Section 3: Nutritional Support
Case Study: Meet Dr. and Mrs. J
Importance of Diet and Nutrition
Food and Eating Habits
Interventions for Changes in Food and Dietary Habits
MIND Dietary Recommendations
The Effects of Lipids on Brain Health
Finger Foods Diet
Norms and a Finger-Foods Diet
Unplanned Weight Loss
Modified and Therapeutic Diets
Medication Assisted Weight Gain
Assessment and Documentation
Section 4: Conclusion
Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998. Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry. Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management. Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS. Disclosure: Kim Matthews, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.