Nutrition and Hydration: The Basics and Beyond

Course # 0016

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of nutrition and hydration current issues.

Description

Nutrition and Hydration: The Basics and Beyond is a 1 hour continuing education course that examines some of the most important elements of basic nutrition, OBRA dietary requirements, factors that may affect eating and nutrition, general and therapeutic diets, hydration and fluid intake, and alternative feeding techniques.

Learning Objectives

1. Discuss the USDA's Food Pyramid 2. List OBRA dietary requirement 3. List factors that may affect eating and nutrition 4. Describe hydration and fluid intake programs Discuss alternative feeding techniques

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Administrators Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Personal Care Home Administrators Speech Therapists

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