Prevention of Weight Loss in the Elderly - RD122

Prevention of Weight Loss in the Elderly

by Annette M. Kobriger, RD, CD, MPA, MPH
(4.5 / 93 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (21.00 CPEU)

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Updated May 2011. OBRA regulations require dietitians to document and explain patient weight loss. This updated course identifies situations, conditions and diseases (CHF, COPD, Pressure Sores, Diabetes, Infections and cancer) and provides intervention strategies. Topics include: dehydration, dementia, depression, and drugs, with current calculation factors given for care planning and assessment.  


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

  • Identify factors in the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, and the gastro-intestinal (enteric) nervous system that affect food intake
  • Know the role of neurotransmitters in appetite
  • Evaluate role of leptin, glucose, and ghrelin on CNS regulation of appetite
  • List sites in the hypothalamus that affect appetite
  • Know the role of white adipose tissue in appetite regulation
  • Know the role of white adipose tissue and secretions impacting on chronic disease
  • Evaluate the role of physiological stress on physiology and appetite
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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, 3050, 4190, 5000, 5040, 5100, 5150, 5280, 5380, 5390, 5440, 5450, 7100 and performance indicators of 4.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 8.3.7.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 5/28/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 5/31/2018

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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Laura V - Johnsburg, IL  ·  Jan 05, 2018
good course, very informative would recommend to friend
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katrina m - roseville, CA  ·  Dec 13, 2017
good material, lots of refreshing material
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priscilla m - fair oaks, CA  ·  Dec 13, 2017
it was informative I learned new helpful tools for my work
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Dayna R - Roseville, CA  ·  Dec 03, 2017
very helpful and learned alot
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ANNA t - citrus heigts, CA  ·  Nov 30, 2017
I like this course wood recommend
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