Course Description and Required Reading
This continuing professional education self-study course includes required reading of an electronic document focused on the growing national crisis of older adult malnutrition. The document aims to promote recognition of malnutrition as a “key indicator and vital sign of older adult health.” Learn how to identify specific strategies that will raise awareness of malnutrition and enhance current efforts to screen, detect, diagnose, treat, and prevent malnutrition. Determine specific solutions that are feasible within both public and private sectors and across the continuum of acute, post-acute, and community settings in order to address older adult malnutrition.
This CPE course will familiarize the participant with the current impact of malnutrition among older adults and the key recommendations that can be implemented to combat this issue. The CPE program requires the learner to apply the information in the required reading to a case-study based exam.
Purchasing Options: This is available as Additional Certificate only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.