Connecting Nurses With Nutrition And Quality Improvement

Program Date: March 2015
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss hospital-based malnutrition and its impact on healthcare costs and complications
  • Describe a quality improvement, inter-professional approach to embed timely initiation of nutritional support in the nursing plan of care
  • Identify ways to demonstrate measurable results of a quality improvement project
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 5010, 5090, 5100, 5440, 4190
  • Media Format(s): Audio (English)
  • Run Time: 49 minutes

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Anita J. Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FGNA

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Gerontology
NICHE Program Director
Akron General Medical Center, Akron Ohio

Anita Meehan is currently a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Akron General Medical Center. She serves as a member of the National Gerontological Nurses Association and the Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association. Anita is the founding member and Ambassador of the International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nursing. Anita is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing. She has been a part of many research, publication and presentation endeavors advancing the areas of orthopaedic and trauma nursing with particular focus on fragility hip fractures in older adults.

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