Nutrition & Wounds: Strategies to Assess Healing Webinar

Credits: 1.5
Course Expiration: January 22, 2022
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE, CBDM
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Join Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN to learn how to assess strategies for nutrition and wound healing.

There are no laboratory tests sensitive enough to predict whether the patient is receiving enough dietary protein, so how do you determine if your nutrition interventions for wound care are working? The focus of this webinar is to assess the effectiveness of your nutrition intervention plan through a global and focused assessment. Learn new strategies to determine if the individual’s nutrient requirements can be met using the nutrition recommendations of the International Clinical Practice Guideline in conjunction with other appropriate disease specific nutrient recommendations.

For clinicians working with the older adult popuation, sarcopenia is an ongoing issue that needs to be considered and addressed. This self study course provides a good overview of recent literature findings with this patient population regarding exercise and dietary supplementation recommendations.
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After completing this continuing education course the learner should be able to:

  1. Examine the interplay of intrinsic (unchangeable) and extrinsic (changeable) factors that impair wound healing.
  2. Explore the relationship between evidence of malnutrition and signs of worsening wounds.
  3. Explore the relationship between evidence of improved nutrition status and signs of healing wounds.

This course is intended for: RDNs, NDTRs, CDEs and CBDMs

CDR Activity Number: Live 145735 / Recorded 146177
Activity Type: 171 Live Webinar / 175 Recorded Pre-approved CPE
CPE Level: 2

Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes: 3000, 3020, 5380

Suggested Performance Indicators:
4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision making.
4.1.4 Demonstrates effective, appropriate and timely consultation with experts and others
10.2.8 Establishes the plan of care, directly addressing the nutrition diagnosis in collaboration with the patient in defining the time, frequency and duration of the intervention
10.2.9 In collaboration with the client and interdisciplinary team (including NDTRs), selects and implements current and evidence-based nutrition interventions and patient education.

Note: Numerous Other Learning Needs Codes and Performance Indicators May Apply.


This course has been submitted for approved by the Certifying Board of Dietary Managers (CDBM).

Hours: 1.5 General CE

Approval Number: 164218

Each CDM in attendance will be required to report their CE hours by logging into their online account at

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”.

Mary Litchford Webinar SpeakerDr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN is an internationally recognized speaker, author, 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.

She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and served on the Academy’s Evidence Analysis Work Groups on wound care and hydration. In 2018 she received the Academy’s Excellence in Practice Award for Consultation and Business Practice. She is currently President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and serves as one of the NPUAP representatives on the International Clinical Practice Guidelines Governance Group.


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