Malnutrition Awareness Week
Community Nutrition Resources: What is Available for the Discharged Patient?
September 26, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 PM ET (Eastern Time)
This year's Malnutrition Awareness Week will be focused on the nutrition screening process and diagnosing malnutrition within specialty populations. The programs will also address continued treatment of malnourished individuals after discharge.
This webinar will address the continuum of malnutrition from the hospital to the home and highlight available community nutrition resources to aid in combating community malnutrition.
1. Explain how addressing malnutrition in the community setting can reduce hospital readmission rates
2. List nutrition resources which are available for the malnourished patient after discharge from the hospital
3. Highlight programs aimed to reduce or prevent malnutrition and improve outcomes
Faculty & Topics
Meeting the Nutrition Needs of Seniors Transitioning Along the Clinical to Community Continuum of Care
Ucheoma O. Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy and Impact; Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging; Meals on Wheels America, Arlington, VA
MANNA's Food is Medicine Model: Medically Tailored Meals and Nutrition Support to Address Acute Nutritional Risk in the Community
Nicole Laverty, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition & Client Services, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA
ProMedica Food Clinic: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue
Chloe Plummer, MD, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, ProMedica Food Clinic, ProMedica, Toledo, OH
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Doctoral Nursing Department, Nutrition Science Department, CNHP, Rydal, PA
CE Credit: 1 hour
This program is supported in part by Abbott
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