Optimizing Protein Intake to Support Adult Health
Faculty: Renee Korczak PhD, RDN, LD

CME Accreditation for this article expired on March 21, 2019

Learning Objectives (Outcomes)

Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the key roles of protein in our diet
  2. Describe food sources of protein (animal vs. plant)
  3. Understand how to calculate protein requirements for older adults who are healthy and not healthy
  4. Identify disease and age-related changes in various patient types and how this affects protein needs
  5. Identify meal planning tips and resources to help achieve adequate protein intake
  6. Discuss the collaborative role of allied healthcare professionals to help patients achieve optimal protein intakes to improve health outcomes

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CE Disclosure to the Readers

The Center of Excellence in Education (CEE) is an approved provider of CA Board of Registered Nursing and CA EMT continuing education. This self-study, web-based activity is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Credit provider #CEP12084; California Pre-hospital (EMT-P) CE provider #65-0537 for one (1) hour of continuing education credit.

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Program Support

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This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Nestle Health Science in accordance with industry standards.


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CE Accreditation for this article expired on March 21, 2019.