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Dietary Documentation: A Legal Point of View
Clinical documentation is a critical component of a healthcare professional's job, including dietary personnel. What you say, or don't say in a chart, matters. This 60 minute webinar covers best charting practices, care planning tips, the use of waivers in instance of dietary non-compliance, and end of life aspects of nutritional care. The basics on what living wills and durable powers of attorney for healthcare are and how they work will also be discussed. Geared towards Long Term Care.

$24.99 - $48.00
Food Safety and Sanitation: Let's Clean Up Our Act!
Let's clean up our act! Issues with sanitation and food safety routinely top the list of the most frequent citations for routine inspection and surveys of healthcare facilities. This session embraces Chapter 3 of the Ohio Food Code which regulates the flow of food from reception through service. We discuss methods to protect the residents of the facility, especially the highly susceptible population from food contamination. Obtaining food from approved sources, date marking and rotation of products, and monitoring food temperatures correctly all can impact the safety of the facility. This course covers a variety of quality assurance techniques that simplify the challenges of serving food safely. The tricks of the trade discussed in this session will alleviate stress and improve the active managerial control in the facility.

$39.99 - $76.00
Food Safety and Sanitation: Let's Clean Up Our Act!
Everyone requires sufficient fluid intake to maintain proper hydration and health. However, the elderly population is particularly vulnerable to dehydration. New research tells us that fluids previously forbidden are now suitable for hydration.

$39.99 - $76.00
MNT for Acute Cancer Care
According to the National Cancer Institute, it was estimated that over 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer and over 577,000 died of cancer in 2012. Whether a patient is going through chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, cancer treatment can have a significant impact on one’s nutritional status. This session will review medical nutrition therapy for patients undergoing cancer treatment. As a follow up to last year’s webinar on chemotherapy, we will focus more on nutrition-related side effects resulting from radiation therapy and surgery. We will also touch on specific strategies that can help optimize nutrition for the cancer patient. Join us to learn more about MNT for Acute Cancer Care!

$39.99 - $76.00
Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment
This 90-minute webinar will advance your practice by learning to identify physical signs and symptoms of nutrient deficiencies. Vitamin mineral deficiencies are reported in the elderly, patients with malabsorptive disorders and weight loss surgery patients. Join us to learn how to use Nutrition Focused Physical Assessment in conjunction with lab test results and dietary intake data to enhance documentation.

$39.99 - $76.00
Nutritional Management of Side Effects Related to Chemotherapy
According to the National Cancer Institute, it was estimated that approximately 1.5 million new cancer cases were diagnosed last year. For individuals that pursue chemotherapy as a treatment option, the management of its side effects is pivotal in promoting optimal nutritional status and quality of life. This session will review the prevalence and impact of malnutrition and weight loss in individuals dealing with a diagnosis of cancer. Results of recent clinical trials on nutrition intervention during cancer treatment will be reviewed. Join us to learn more about the impact of cancer on nutritional status and strategies for the effective management of side effects related to chemotherapy.

$39.99 - $76.00
Vegetarian Diets in the Health Care Setting
Vegetarian diets are becoming more prevalent within the general population. Adherence to a vegetarian diet does not end when an individual is admitted to a healthcare facility. This can pose an interesting challenge for the nutrition professionals responsible for their care. Nutrition assessment, menu planning, cost control, staff and patient education play an important role in promoting optimal nutrition care. Variety is essential when planning a vegetarian diet. Our savvy customers expect more than a meal rotation that is limited to grilled cheese, peanut butter sandwiches and veggie burgers! Join us to learn more about the specific nutritional needs of adult vegetarians and strategies to provide balanced, satisfying meals without going over budget!

$39.99 - $76.00