Nutrition in Long-Term Care - RD111

Nutrition in Long-Term Care

by Annette M. Kobriger, RD, CD, MPA, MPH
(4.4 / 149 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 with suggested CDR learning codes of 3000, 3040, 4190, 5000, 5040, 5100, 5050, 5100, 5280, 5390, 5410, 5450, 7100 and perfomance indicators of 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).

Course Originally Released on: 4/1/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2018

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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Lauren N - ocean city, NJ  ·  Sep 20, 2018
Clarifies MDS and nutritional implications in LTC
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Tara D - Chandler, AZ  ·  Aug 01, 2018
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Christina b - Kempton, PA  ·  May 28, 2018
challenging some answers were stated clearly in bok but test said it was wrong on 2 occasions
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kathleen s - east islip, NY  ·  Mar 18, 2018
very informative, good overview. I really learned a lot in the last chapter. Care of the terminally ill.
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SARAH A - Eden Prairie, MN  ·  Mar 12, 2018
A good overview of various aspects of long-term care.
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