Nutrition in Long-Term Care - RD111

Nutrition in Long-Term Care

by Annette M. Kobriger, RD, CD, MPA, MPH
(4.3 / 63 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (20.00 CPEU)

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Revisions throughout this valuable reference for long-term care practitioners reflect recent changes to MDS 3.0 PPS and Quality Indicators. Provides protocols for nutrition, dining, dehydration and pressure ulcers, and it explains how these impact care planning. Topics include: quality indicators and the QIS; the QI system; sources of information to identify and treat residents at nutrition risk; how to monitor residents at nutrition risk; new investigative protocols for weight loss, feeding assistants and pressure ulcers; and care of the terminally ill. Includes practical examples.


Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Explain how the Minimum Data Set influences nutrition care planning.
  2. Describe the relationship between the MDS and Prospective Payment.
  3. Identify how Quality Indicators relate to the survey process.
  4. Use the medical record as a resource for nutrition care planning.
  5. Evaluate a process for identifying unplanned weight loss.
  6. Understand the use of Investigative Protocol in the survey process.
  7. Identify factors related to the use of tube feeding for the terminally ill and potential alternatives.
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Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3000, 3040, 4190, 5000, 5040, 5100, 5050, 5100, 5280, 5390, 5410, 5450, 7100 and perfomance indicators: 10.1.2, 10.2.5, 10.2.10, 10.4.2.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2017

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Dana J - Kinnelon, NJ  ·  Feb 12, 2017
The material was great. good reference material
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Robert M - Pompton Lakes, NJ  ·  Feb 09, 2017
It greatly covers all the aspects of LTC and how it correlates with the registered dietitian in this setting. This has been greatly beneficial to my practice and understanding of MDS and the LTC setting.
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Marie Scafidi L - Yonkers, NY  ·  Feb 02, 2017
Course provide information which is helpful to work in long term care
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Mary B - Mt. Solon, VA  ·  Oct 17, 2016
This material is rather detailed and I am thankful to have ordered the hard copy.
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Jennifer K - Pompton Plains, NJ  ·  Sep 13, 2016
The course was informative and provided some excellent information for an RD working in long-term care
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