Malnutrition and Dehydration

Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Malnutrition and Dehydration

What are the Risk Factors and How do we Keep Our Residents Safe?

Wednesday April 24, 2019

12:00PM - 1:00PM (Central) - 1:00PM - 2:00PM (Eastern)

1.0 CE for both RNs (AANAC) and Administrators (NCERS/NAB) 

NOTE: Effective April 30, 2019, Missouri Administrators will now be NAB Approved 

Malnutrition and Dehydration, caused by a lack of proper nutrition and fluids, can lead to infections, confusion and muscle weakness. These symptoms can result in immobility, falls, pressure ulcers, pneumonia and a weak immune system.

Evidence shows that Malnutrition and Dehydration contribute to avoidable harm to the people that we care for. It is our duty to provide well-balanced and palatable meals to residents that deliver adequate amounts of vitamins, minerals, proteins and calories. This is a challenge and encompasses the whole spectrum of care, including primary and secondary care, from patients who can eat and drink a normal diet to those that need complex nutritional support.

Join us on Wednesday, April 24th, for this webinar. 

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