End of Life Nutrition

End of Life Nutrition, 3rd Edition

This monograph is helpful, evidence-based, and updated on nutrition intervention in the hospice, long-term care, and home settings. Discussion is on ethics, culture, providing emotional support to patients and their families, patient’s last wishes, palliative nutrition care, and what to expect as a person dies.

This course is all online.  After purchase, you may download the Monograph with Questions PDFs from Online Test Login or within our testing system under Additional References.


This was a very valuable, nutrition-specific addition to a previous course I took on death & dying. Thank you for the added insight! – Kathryn B.S. 3/22

Very good information (personally and professionally). - 2/2021

Sarah Laidlaw, MS, RDN
Course Expiration Date: Nov-14-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.1.4, 1.3.3, 2.2.1, 4.1.1
Product Name

Monograph & Online Test (2040)

Regular price $49.00

Book Details

Author Sarah Laidlaw, MS, RDN
Year Published 2021
Edition 3rd Edition
Publisher Helm Publishing, Inc.
Format Monograph
Page Count 27
CDR Activity Numbers 179733

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

CPE Type: 740 for Web-based/Online Tests

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Identify the five stages of grieving and give an example of each.

2. Explain three ways to create palliative care with nutrition interventions.

3. Assess their patients’ needs and determine appropriate nutrition therapy intervention to avoid or mitigate malnutrition and its side effects.

4. Discuss the physiology of dying and why food and fluid play minor roles in that process.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
American College of Sports Medicine

Why We Chose This Book

We have had a lot of interest in this monograph over the 1 and 2 editions. This 3 edition is updated with more cultural and psychological / spiritual considerations.

About the Author

Sarah Laidlaw, MS, RDN, has had many years of experience working in hospice settings. She is also a former DIFM newsletter editor and blog writer.