Nutrition for Rehabilitation & Healing Online CE Course-4th Edition
Online CourseCourse components are delivered online and include a continuing education exam.
As older adults become more physically active and participate in recreational and competitive sports, injuries increase and rehabilitation becomes more important. Nutrition for Rehabilitation & Healing Online CE Course details the role of nutrition in the rehabilitation of sport injuries and trauma, including transplant, pulmonary, neurology, cardiac, orthopedic, stroke, amputation, dysphagia, and closed head injury.
- Understand the role of the nutrition profession on a multidisciplinary health care team.
- Define and discuss the continuum of care.
- Explain the components of an outcome research study.
- List 10 observable external or behavioral characteristics indicating nutrition problems.
- Discuss skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, skin, and sensory changes indicating nutrition problems.
- Discuss advantages and disadvantages of various dietary assessment methods.
- Explain the various anthropometric measures useful in planning nutrition care during rehabilitation.
- Discuss the symptoms, rehabilitation goals, and nutrition issues, and explain how to develop nutrition care plans for the following types of patients: stroke, spinal cord injury, osteoporosis, amputation, multi-trauma, burn, cardiovascular disease, respiratory illness, and injury.
- Discuss the role of macronutrients and micronutrients in illness and injury.
- Estimate calorie, protein, vitamin, and mineral needs in recovery from illness and injury.
- Explain the pathology and treatment of dysphagia, including the national dysphagia diet.
- Explain the three phases of wound healing and the nutrients involved in each phase.
- Develop a medical nutrition therapy plan for a patient with a stage IV pressure ulcer.
- Describe three strategies to increase intake in patients with decreased intake (cachexia).
A continuing education course for nutritionists, dietitians, physical therapists, and other fitness and health professionals working with rehabilitation clients.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. General Rehabilitation
Chapter 2. Nutritional Assessment in Rehabilitation
Chapter 3. Neurology Rehabilitation
Chapter 4. Orthopedics
Chapter 5. Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Chapter 6. Trauma & Burn Rehabilitation
Chapter 7. Obesity in Rehabilitation
Chapter 8. Diabetes in the Rehabilitation Setting