This course will provide home health therapy practitioners with the resources and skills to implement nutrition into patient care. While considering patients' needs and their readiness to change, along with respect for professional scopes of practice and the potential need for referral, to provide the most appropriate nutritional intervention. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on August 16, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to define the primary role of the six main nutrients.
- Participants will be able to list at least four steps of an appropriate nutritional intervention.
- Participants will be able to identify at least four of the criteria used in defining the presence of malnutrition.
- Participants will be able to accurately select two standardized screening tools used to identify malnutrition or its risk.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three nutritional education materials.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Nutritional science basics|
|30-45 Minutes||Nutrition's relevancy to patient care|
|45-75 Minutes||Steps to integrating nutrition, malnutrition screening, choosing a nutritional intervention, referral partner|
|75-100 Minutes||Review of appropriate nutritional education materials|
|100-120 Minutes||Application of course content, Summary, Q & A|
Patrick Berner, PT, DPT, RDN
Dr. Patrick Berner is a physical therapist and registered dietitian nutritionist practicing in upstate South Carolina. He is one of only a few individuals in the country who holds this combination of credentials. Dr. Berner received his Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree (DPT) from the University of St. Augustine, and completed his Dietetic Internship through the University of Houston. His company, Fuel Physio, LLC, focuses on providing quality education, consulting, and coaching for general health and well-being of individuals, with an emphasis on human movement and nutrition. While also facilitating healthier work environments and communities, Dr. Berner is currently adjunct faculty for Anderson and Baylor Universities’ Doctor of Physical Therapy programs, where he provides content knowledge related to nutrition, digestion, metabolism, and general health promotion, and well-being. He also currently sits on the steering committee for APTA’s Council on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness in Physical Therapy and is an advocate for physical therapists’ involvement in population health. Dr. Berner is known to be an engaging and experienced speaker on topics of health promotion and wellness and integrating nutrition in physical therapy practice.
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