Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Emerging Nutrition Issues Webinar Series – Part I: The 2014 NPUAP/EPUAP/PPPIA Guidelines for Nutrition in Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers

Adrienne Riaz-Khan

Long Term Care Nutrition Experts, Brenda Richardson, MA, RDN, CD, LD, FAND, along with Past Director/President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, CD, LD, FAND will present a webinar focused on the 2014 EPUAP and PPPIA international guidelines for nutrition in prevention and management of pressure ulcers. This webinar will be the first in a three-part series in 2015 on emerging nutrition issues impacting he long term care profession. In this webinar, learn more about evidence-based recommendations for nutrition screening, assessment, and care planning along with specific recommendations related to energy , protein, hydration, vitamins and, minerals.
Learning Objectives:

· Understand the impact of pressure ulcers on the quality of life for our aging population.
· Identify the 2014 “evidence-based international guidelines” for nutrition from NPUAP/EPUAP/PPPIA
· Define practical nutrition strategies for preventing and healing pressure ulcers.

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