Learn to better understand the aging population with this self-study course!
This continuing professional education self-study course includes required reading and provides a comprehensive, easy-to-understand picture of the health and well-being of older adults in the U.S. The information in this course can be used to understand adults over 65 years of age for nutrition professionals that work with older adults in a variety of settings, including providing clinical care and in community programs.
The course includes case study-based questions to assess knowledge and understanding of content and require the learner to apply the information as if implementing it in practice.
Purchasing Options: This is available as eDocument plus CPE Test only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.
After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:
- Apply knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing, and implementing services and programs for older adults.
- Identify determinants of health and their influence on health status of older adults.
- Consider population and environmental disparities when developing programs.
This course is intended for: RDNs, CDEs/CDCES, NDTRs and CDMs
CDR Activity Number: 166639 Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
- 8.2.2 Applies knowledge of health determinants when planning, developing, and implementing services, programs, meal planning and menus.
- 12.2.1 Identifies determinants of health and their influence on population health status.
- 12.3.3 Takes into consideration any population and environmental disparities (health, availability, finances, access) when developing programs.
Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.
This course is also approved by the Certifying Board of Dietary Managers (CBDM).
Hours: 4 General CE
Approval Number: 167321
Each CDM in attendance will be required to report their CE hours by logging into their online account at www.ANFPonline.org.
CDMs are to retain a copy of the certificate of completion in the event they are audited.
From CBDM: “All CBDM Prior Approved programs are subjected to the CE hour limitations for a program type as defined by CBDM policy. For more information, please refer to The CBDM Guide to Maintaining your Credential”.
This self-study course includes link to required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 21 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.
Required Reading for this Course: Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics. (2020). Older Americans 2020: Key indicators of well-being. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
Disclaimer: The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles that will be applied in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.