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Nutrition and Hydration for Nurses

Course Description Proper nutrition and hydration play an important role in keeping skin healthy. Ensure patients and residents get proper and adequate nutrition for their wound healing needs. Recognize signs of malnutrition and dehydration and how to combat them. Learning Objectives ...

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Malnutrition for Nurses

Course Description Malnutrition occurs in up to 60% of all individuals over age 65. Identify malnutrition in patients and residents and assess how malnutrition can impact their healing. The mnemonic device PEARLS will lead you through several essentials for using nutrition to promote wound...

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Person Centered Dining – 1.0 CE Australia Only

This course will help the clinician understand the New Dining Standards and the culture change of Person-Centered Care in Long-Term Care. The Pioneer Network in partnership with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are working together to influence culture change in Long-Term Care. This...

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Nutritional Considerations for the Prevention and Treatment of Clostridium Difficile - 1.0 CE Australia Only

This course examines an emerging healthcare problem for older adults, especially those residing in long-term care facilities; the prevalence of antibiotic associated diarrhea (AAD) and C. difficile -associated diarrhea (CDAD). We review the role of microbiota in maintaining health, the absence...

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Nutrition and Lab Values - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

One of the most troublesome yet fundamental risk factors for the development and non-healing of chronic wounds is malnutrition. Numerous studies cite a strong link between deteriorating nutritional status and the development and healing of chronic, non-healing wounds. #Courses #Correctional...

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Nutrition’s Role in Urinary Tract Infections and Hydration (non CE)

Proper hydration is key in the treatment and prevention of Urinary Tract Infections. This course will provide the healthcare professional with a review of Urinary Tract Infections and nutrition’s impact along with an overview of alternative dietary treatment modalities. #Courses #Continence...

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G-Tube Care & Maintenance - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

The goal of this program is to discuss enteral tubes and inform healthcare professionals regarding the procedure for administering feedings and medications, and for performing maintenance of the enteral tube. The course provides the healthcare professional with the tools necessary to recognize...

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Feeding a Resident for Healthcare Assistants

Meals are an essential part of maintaining and restoring health. Learn how to properly assist and care for residents with this information. #Courses #Dietary-Nutrition #Geriatric #Healthcare-Assistant #CNA #Other ​​​​​​ #Nursing-Home ​​

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Feeding Dementia Patients with Dignity (for Healthcare Assistants) - (1.0 CE Australia Only)

For patients with dementia, providing nourishment can become somewhat of an obstacle. With alternatives to feeding tubes, a patient will feel more comfortable and their dignity will be preserved. #Courses #Australia #Dietary-Nutrition #Geriatric #Psych-Neuro #Healthcare-Assistant ...