Managing Chronic Disease and Hydration in Long Term Care Patients
MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASE AND HYDRATION IN LONG TERM CARE PATIENTS
This webinar will provide education looking at how dietitians can support and help in LTC residents' hydration, as well as focusing on how to manage different disease states with nutrition.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Understand how to aid LTC/residents nutritionally through many different chronic diseases and conditions.


  • Learn how to utilize therapeutic diets, tube feedings, altered diets, and other ideas to treat patients in LTC facilities while considering their potential chronic conditions.


  • Learn facts about inadequate hydration among LTC residents and how to combat this.
Live Event Date: Dec 16, 2020
Expiration Date: Dec 16, 2023
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 10.2.2, 10.2.3, 10.2.4, 10.2.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18 ($1.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Abby Gilbert, MS, RDN
Abby Gilbert

Abby Gilbert, MS, RDN, has been a dietitian for over 15 years. She earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from East Tennessee State University. She has practiced dietetics in 4 states, including Tennessee, Louisiana, Washington, and Virginia. She has experience in a clinical/hospital setting, and also with Long Term Care and consulting, renal/dialysis, dialysis center management, and wellness/gym consulting. She specializes in renal nutrition but loves learning about all areas of nutrition. She is a part of the International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a wife, mother, and enjoys mission trips and being out in nature.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
Educating Dialysis Patients on CKD Lab Parameters

Lab Review for Renal Dialysis Patients

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 10,2021)
Expiration Date: (Mar 09,2024)

Rating: 4.45 out of 5

Instructor: Abby Gilbert, MS, RDN

Duration: 1 hour