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AMDA's 32nd Annual Symposium


C19 - The Role of Nutrition in The Care Process in Long Term Care


Mar 7, 2009 4:00pm ‐ Mar 7, 2009 6:00pm

Standard: $24.00

Description

AMDCP Credit Designation:

This session has been approved for a total of 2 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).

The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity fora maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Presenter(s): Suzanne C. Cryst, RD, CSG,LD; Robert J. McConnell, DO, CMD

Disclosure(s):
All presenters reported they had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Session Description:
This session presents the explanation and steps of the Nutrition Care Process in Long Term Care. The components and expected outcomes of providing quality nutrition care are reviewed.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify why the American Dietetic Association has focused on a systematic method and language to address nutrition related problems
  • List the 4 steps in the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) to provide safe,effective, high quality nutrition care
  • Demonstrate how the NCP in the long term care setting is different and focuses on quality outcomes
  • Identify how the medical director is able to assist and support the registered dietitian in educating the team members within the facility to understand this new process

References:
Lacey, K., Pritchett, E., Nutrition Care Process and Model: ADA adopts road map to quality care and outcomes management. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2003. August 103 (8): 1061-72.
International Dietetics & Nutrition Terminology (IDNT)Reference Manual: Standardized Language for the Nutrition Care Process 2nd Edition. August 2008.

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