Alzheimer's and Nutrition

Course # 0065

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide the connection between healthy eating and drinking and decreasing the risk for developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease.

Description

Alzheimer's and Nutrition is a 1 hour course that examines the connection between good nutrition and lowering one's risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life. The course reviews the relationship between Alzheimer's disease, diet, nutrition and life style. It also list difficulties experienced with eating and drinking as one ages. The course ends by reviewing effective food alternatives and ways of providing food and nutrition to the aging individual.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and diet and nutrition
  2. List difficulties experienced with eating and drinking
  3. Review effective food alternatives and ways of providing food

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 Certified Case Managers Dialysis Technicians Nurses Personal Care Home Administrators Registered Dietitians Social Workers

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