Oral Nutritional Supplements: A Solution for a Recurrent Problem?

Program Date: October 2011
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 1.0 Contact Hours, Dietitian 1.0 CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • Recognize the impact of malnutrition on individual and public health.
  • Demonstrate the benefits of oral nutritional supplements (ONS) related to the patient and public health/health policy.
  • Review efficient, practical approaches to support appropriate ONS intake.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 2070, 3000, 3020, 4000, 4190, 5010, 5020, 5030, 5040, 5090, 5100, 7100, 9020
  • Media Format(s): Video(English)
  • Run Time: 35 Minutes

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Helene Payette, PhD

Department of Community Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Sherbrooke
Quebec, Canada

Dr. Payette is Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at University of Sherbrooke. Dr. Payette served as Director of the Research Centre on Aging of the Sherbrooke Geriatric University Institute from 2001 to 2006 and 2009 to 2011. Her research interests include healthy eating and its determinants, body composition and functional capacities in the aging individual as well as screening for nutritional risks and evaluation of nutritional interventions in the community-dwelling frail elderly using randomized controlled designs. She is one of the eight founding members of the Canadian Malnutrition Task Force.


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