Malnutrition in the Elderly

2.0 CEUs

Your instructor for this course is Benjamin Pearce. He is the author of numerous books including Senior Living Communities: Operations Management and Marketing for Assisted Living, Congregate, and Continuing Care Retirement Communitiesalt a definitive work which summarizes two decades of senior housing operational expertise encompassing over 100 communities in 23 states, currently in its second printing published by The Johns Hopkins University Press.

Course Objectives:

  • What the terms anorexia, malnutrition and dehydration mean
  • Consequences of malnutrition in the elderly
  • Consequences of Dehydration
  • Signs of malnutrition and dehydration
  • How to avoid malnutrition and dehydration in the elderly in your care

Course Approvals:

  • NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20190630-2-A44321-DL – expires 06/30/2019.
  • CE Broker Approved for Florida Long Term Care Administrators, Nurses, and Certified Nurse Aides as well as District of Columbia Certified Nurse Aides and Home Health Aides
  • Oregon Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators: 2009-048: General 2 Ethics:0
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Resident Care)

About the Instructor

benjamin-pearceBenjamin Pearce is the author of numerous books including Senior Living Communities: operations management and marketing for assisted living, congregate and continuing care retirement communities, the go-to handbook for effective senior residential facilities. His publications can be found in all the top senior housing trade journals. Benjamin oversees Bloom Senior Living operations as Chief Operating Officer and is an expert in the senior living industry and dementia related care. He has three decades of experience working with over 200 communities in 33 states. He is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and New York University.