Courses

Geriatric Nutrition 4th edition

The Health Professional's Handbook

New edition of a bestseller! This book helps you develop a solid understanding of the fundamentals and practice challenges of geriatric nutrition. Totally updated, the book and course cover normal needs and aging processes as well as diseases, physical and nutritional maladies and health promotion. Other topics include pharmacology, the aging gut and skeleton, oral health and vitamin needs.

Course Expiration Date
Jan-31-2020
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (080)
$165.00
25 CE Paper Test Only (081)
$155.00
50 CE Paper Test Only (082)
$240.00
25 CE Book & Paper Test (083)
$315.00
50 CE Book & Paper Test (084)
$400.00
25 CE Online Test Only (W081)
$145.00
50 CE Online Test Only (W082)
$230.00
25 CE Book & Online Test (W083)
$305.00
50 CE Book & Online Test (W084)
$390.00

Book Details

Author
Year Published
2014
Edition
4th Edition
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
ISBN
978-0-7637-8262-7
Format
Paperback
Page Count
582
Learning Code
  • (1000) Professional skills
  • (1040) Cultural sensitivity
  • (1050) Ethics
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
  • (2060) Immunology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
  • (3010) Assessment methodology
  • (3020) Assessment of target groups, populations
  • (3030) Anthropometrics, body composition
  • (3040) Food consumption, fluid balance
  • (3050) Feeding, swallowing, dentition
  • (3060) Laboratory tests
  • (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
  • (3080) Physical: blood pressure, pulse, bowel sounds
  • (3090) Screening parameters, methodology, and surveillance
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (4000) Wellness and public health
  • (4010) Community intervention, monitoring, and evaluation
  • (4020) Community program development
  • (4030) Dietary guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
  • (4040) Disease prevention
  • (4050) Epidemiology
  • (4060) Exercise, fitness, and sports nutrition
  • (4070) Food security and hunger
  • (4080) Government-funded Food & Nutrition Programs
  • (4110) Vegetarianism
  • (4170) Men's health
  • (4180) Women's health
  • (4190) Elderly nutrition
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5010) Acute
  • (5020) Ambulatory
  • (5030) Home care
  • (5040) Long-term, intermediate, assisted living
  • (5050) Rehabilitation
  • (5100) Elderly
  • (5130) Bone diseases, osteoporosis
  • (5150) Cancer
  • (5160) Cardiovascular disease
  • (5190) Diabetes mellitus
  • (5200) Disordered eating
  • (5210) Dysphagia
  • (5220) Gastrointestinal disorders
  • (5230) Hematological disorders, anemia
  • (5240) Hepatic disorders
  • (5260) Hypertension
  • (5280) Nutrient deficiencies, Failure to thrive
  • (5290) Metabolic disorders, Inborn errors
  • (5300) Neurological: stroke, Alzheimer's, dementia, Parkinson's spinal cord injuries
  • (5330) Pulmonary diseases
  • (5340) Renal diseases
  • (5400) Case management
  • (5410) Client protocols, clinical guidelines
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies
  • (5430) End of life care
  • (6000) Education, Training, and Counseling
  • (8010) Child and Adult Food Programs

Course Objectives

Level 2 & 3 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 6.1.2, 8.3.1, 10.2.4

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

 

Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss the physiology of aging and how it can compromise health.

2. Discuss changes due to aging that effect the mouth, intestines and colon.

3. Identify four diseases most commonly seen in the elderly that are influenced by changes in a person’s body as he or she ages.

4. Better assess the patients’ needs and eating habits to control signs, symptoms and diseases of aging.

5. Better determine appropriate medical nutrition therapy intervention for patients.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

We have carried all four editions of this classic book, considered the best source of geriatric nutrition anywhere.

About the author

Ronni Chernoff, PhD, RD, FADA, FASPEN

Assoc. Director, Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Director, Arkansas Geriatric Education Center

Professor, Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Services, Little Rock, AR