Drug Use in Long-term Care (Effects on Nutrition & Health Status) - RD77

Drug Use in Long-term Care (Effects on Nutrition & Health Status)

by Annette M. Kobriger, RD, CD, MPA, MPH
(4.5 / 213 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (16.00 CPEU)

Price: $189.00
CE-PRO Price: $94.50


Reviewed & Recertified March 2011. Explains food-drug interactions, effects of drugs on morbidity and mortality, and special drug needs of the elderly. Updated data on the Beers criteria and regulatory information are included. Shows how multiple drugs can interact to cause distress or reduce effectiveness. Includes a sample evaluation form.


Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
  • Know how drugs can impact nutritional status in long-term care
  • Understand impact of drug regulations on drug use in long-term care
  • Identify food and drug interactions
  • Identify drug-dietary supplement interactions
  • Be able to identify drugs to be given with and without food
  • Know how drug use differs for the elderly
  • Distinguish which drugs should not be sued with the elderly per the Beers Criteria
  • Know risks of adverse effects of drug use for the elderly
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Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials. . This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes: 3000, 3040, 3070, 5000 and performance indicators of 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.4. 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 3/1/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/26/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

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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Kathleen C - Lehigh Acres, FL  ·  Apr 24, 2019
very worthwhile-course content will enhance my current practice.
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Holly H - Virginia Beach, VA  ·  Apr 10, 2019
So detailed. I can see taking this course again in the future because the information is excellent and I can see the need to review it now and then.
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Jennifer M - Philadelphia, PA  ·  Mar 27, 2019
Great informative course! 16 CPEU
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Betty B - Lakewood, CO  ·  Feb 17, 2019
This course is very informative.
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virginia f - murrells inlet, SC  ·  Jan 21, 2019
good overview of drug nutrient interactions good reference materials
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Price: $189.00
CE-PRO Price: $94.50