Nutrition for Rehabilitation and Healing
by Instructor: Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RD, RN, LD
Credentialed for: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)

$68.00

i 5.00 CEH

Course Overview

Rehabilitation care has grown in importance as hospital stays have shortened and active older patients encounter new injuries and surgeries. Author Karen Lilyquist has updated this course, adding new material on rehabilitation from trauma and sports injuries, plus updates in all chapters. Includes assessment of geriatric, transplant, pulmonary, neurology, cardiac, orthopedic, trauma, stroke, amputation, and closed head injury patients; dysphagia.

About the Course Author

Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RD, RN, LD, has 21 years of nutrition practice experience. Since 2001, she has counseled clients concerned with weight control and food-related issues. She has developed and coordinated diet therapy and nutritional education programs specific to nutritional management of conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and weight loss/management. Since 2006, she has taught nutrition classes for the University of Phoenix and moderated teleconferences for the National Institute for Health Education and Training. Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RD, RN, LD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Commission on Dietetic Registration

    5.00HOURS

    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. CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 5.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.

    Activity Number: 113016 Learning Need Code(s): 3010, 3030, 5370, 6040 CPE Level: Level II

    Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; QualityCPE@eatright.org, or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

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Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-AT103-16
  • Hours:

    5.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2019-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    "Define and discuss the ""continuum of care."""; Describe three strategies to increase intake in patients with decreased intake or cachexia.; Develop a medical nutrition therapy plan for a patient with a stage IV pressure ulcer.; Discuss advantages and disadvantages of different dietary assessment methods.; Discuss skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, skin and sensory changes indicating nutritional problems.; Discuss the role of macronutrients and micronutrients in illness and injury.; Discuss the symptoms of the following conditions, list rehabilitation goals and nutrition issues, and explain how to develop nutrition care plans for each: stroke, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis, amputation, multi-trauma, burns, cardiovascular disease, respiratory illness and injury.; Estimate calorie, protein, vitamin and mineral needs in recovery from illness and injury.; Explain the necessary components of an outcome research study.; Explain the pathology and treatment of dysphagia, including the National Dysphagia Diet.; Explain the three phases of wound healing and the nutrients involved in each phase.; Explain the various anthropometric measures useful in planning nutritional care during rehabilitation.; List 10 observable external or behavioral characteristics indicating nutritional problems.; Understand the role of the nutrition profession on a multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Athletic Trainers; Dietitians; Fitness Professionals; Health Educators; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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