Modules - Weight Loss Prevention
ABOUT THIS TRAINING MODULE
This training module presents instructions and protocols for accomplishing each of the four steps required to implement an effective weight loss prevention program for nursing home residents. Nurses can earn two (free) contact hours for completion of this module. Click here to register for CEUs.
The module starts with a list of learning objectives. Following this, we briefly discuss reasons to improve nutritional care in your facility. Click here to read this overview.
The next four sections describe intervention procedures for preventing weight loss among residents. Go to:
We’ve also included all the forms you need to implement the intervention.
To scroll from page to page, use the “next” button at the bottom of each page. You can also print the module in full, or just the pages you select, so that you can browse through them at your leisure. Click here to print the module.
Elsewhere in this module—-Links, Related Studies—-we provide guidance and referrals to other resources that can help you prevent weight loss among your residents. And via our Discussion Board you can chat with other healthcare providers about the topic.
We’ve tried to be comprehensive, but if there is something you can’t find, or if you have unanswered questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to contact us.
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