Nutrition for the Older Adult, 3rd Edition (CHES)
This course is only for CHES practitioners.
Totally updated with new health guidelines, case studies, and clinical conditions. Excellent resource for working in hospitals, nursing homes, and public health. Covers the unique physiological changes and nutritional needs of this aging population as well as clinical guidelines.
Discusses changes that naturally occur with aging, and that disease is not a natural consequence of growing older. Poor nutrition is often a contributing factor to compromised health in the elderly, but it can also be the best therapy for improving health issues.
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1.2.3 review related literature
1.2.6 Determine validity of existing data,
1.3.1 Identify data collection instruments
1.4.3 identify the impact of emerging social, economic, and other trends on health
1.2.1 Identify sources of secondary data related to health
4.3.4 Identify usable items from existing instruments
1.1.1 Define the priority population to be assessed
1.4.1 Identify and analyze factors that influence health behaviors
1.4.2 identify and analyze factors that impact health
2.1.1 identify priority populations, partners and stakeholders
2.3.5 address diversity within priority populations in selecting and/or designing strategies/interventions
1.5.1 Identify and analyze factors that hinder the learning process
1.5.2 Identify and analyze factors that hinder knowledge acquisition
1.5.3 Identify and analyze factors that influence attitudes and beliefs
1.5.4 Identify and analyze factors that hinder the acquisition of skills
1.6.3 Assess the effectiveness of existing health education/promotion programs and interventions
1.6.4 assess social, environmental, political and other factors that may impact health education/promotion
7.3.7 identify factors that influence decision makers
4.3.1 Identify existing data collection instruments
1.1.4 Apply theories or models to the assessment process
2.3.3 Apply principles of evidence-based practice in selecting or designing strategies/ interventions
4.6.8 Develop recommendations based on findings
About the author
Melissa Bernstein, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND, is at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RDN, LDN, FAND is a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and a Clinical Nutrition Manager at Genesis HealthCare, LLC.