This online inservice familiarizes long term care nursing assistants, CNA's, nurse aides, and home health aides with the basic concepts of therapeutic diets, including the types of therapeutic diets that may be ordered for a resident, the role therapeutic diets play in the treatment of residents, and which foods and beverages are allowed and restricted on therapeutic diets. Proper understanding of therapeutic diets will help minimize the risk of disease and other health conditions and reduce the risk of injury.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Chapter 1: Overview of Therapeutic Diets
Chapter 2: Therapeutic Diets
Corinne Kantor, DTR, CLT, is a Registered Dietetic Technician, Certified LEAP (Lifestyle Eating and Performance) Therapist, and award-winning writer. She has undergraduate degrees in dietetics and journalism. Corinne also has her ServSafe Certification from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and is a certified U.S. Diabetes Conversation Map Facilitator.Read Full Bio