Senior Nutrition

Senior Nutrition Course Description & Information:

  • According to the Administration on Aging (AOA), the population of seniors aged 65+ numbered 44.7 (or 14.1% of the population) in 2013. By 2060, it is estimated that there will be 98 million seniors! Based on the number of seniors, it is important to understand the nutritional concerns of this population including dietary strategies to reduce the risk of heart disease, hypertension, and some cancers. Additionally, special vitamin and mineral needs for the aging population and common drug-nutrient interactions should be studied. This course provides current nutrition information to meet the needs of our aging seniors.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-016-L01-P, IRD: 3-28-17. Knowledge based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • List specific vitamins and minerals that become of increased concern in the aging population.
  • Discuss metabolic changes and metabolic needs associated with aging.
  • Review common drug-nutrient interactions for commonly prescribed medications.
  • List dietary strategies to reduce the risk of heart disease, hypertension, and some cancers.


Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

Accreditations: View Course Accreditations

Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

How to Take a Live Online Seminar: View Tutorial

   
02/05/2018 Senior Nutrition 9-11 AM CST
Price: $35 (or Free with Membership)
02/05/2018 Senior Nutrition 9-11 AM CST

Not able to attend? Take as an on-demand seminar