Care Planning for Cognitively Impaired - RD68

Care Planning for Cognitively Impaired

by Annette M. Kobriger, RD, CD, MPA, MPH
(4.6 / 72 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (8.00 CPEU)

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This course will be discontinued on December 31, 2016, because a new version of it (RD196 Nutrition Management of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia) is now available.

A cognitively impaired resident may have a variety of reasons for refusing to eat in the dining room. This course provides an assessment tool to evaluate each cognitively impaired resident and interventions strategies to develop individualized plans for each resident.


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

  1. Know the signs and symptoms of the stages of Alzheimer's disease.
  2. Identify the effects of anticholinergic drugs on Alzheimer's dementia.
  3. Understand effects of dementia on self-feeding at various stages of the disease
  4. Use techniques to assess and care plan for dementia residents
  5. Be able to substitute finger foods for other menu items
  6. Know how laboratory values are utilized for assessment of dementia patients
  7. Evaluate the dining environment for successful food intake
  8. Understand the implications of feeding end stage Alzheimer's patients
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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, 3060, 4190, 5000, 5040, 5100, 5200, 5210, 5300, 5320, 7100 and performance indicators of 8.2.3, 10.1.2, 10.2.4, 10.2.5, 10.2.8, 10.2.10.
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: 1/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/26/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2016

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.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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Marcia H - Racine, WI  ·  Nov 27, 2016
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ANITA R - LOUISVILLE, KY  ·  Aug 22, 2016
Good information. Should be required reading for anyone doing hiring.
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DERRI D - houston, TX  ·  Jul 28, 2016
Well organized, appropriate content
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Jennifer H - Lutz , FL  ·  May 23, 2016
Great information- will recommend
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Ashleigh F - Tampa, FL  ·  May 19, 2016
This was a great review and helpful for my current role as clinical dietitian.
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