Online Course » Nutrition and Aging

Course Description:
This course provides a survey of nutrition principles and practices for older patients.
Course Objective:

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1.         Identify and explain which nutrients appear to have different requirements during older age.

2.         Summarizethe factors affecting nutrient requirements under varied conditions and circumstances.

3.         Distinguish potential user hazards and benefits of supplements.

Author Bio:

Karen Chapman-Novakofski, PhD, RD, LDN, is Professor of Nutrition at the Division of Nutritional Sciences, ACES, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her extensive research and publication efforts have focused on identifying and changing food habits, developing specialty evaluation instruments, and applying impact models in nutrition education interventions. Using behavioral theories, Dr. Chapman-Novakofski has implemented interventions reducing risk and improving care of chronic diseases through a statewide nutrition program.

Credits:
1.50
Hours:
1.50
Certificates:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - view details

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