This session reviews the changes with aging that affect the ability of older adults to acquire adequate nutrition, along with changes in the gastrointestinal system and at the cellular level that compromise absorption of nutrients. The unique dilemma of the overweight older adult and risk factors for malnutrition and interventions to prevent or to address them are also shared.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 9/26/2022.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Conferences Planning Committee Disclosures: No planning committee member discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: No speaker discloses any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to define the risk for malnutrition, appropriate assessment, and interventions.