Community Nutrition Resources: What is Available for the Discharged Patient?

This webinar will address the continuum of malnutrition from the hospital to the home and highlight available community nutrition resources to aid in combating community malnutrition.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain how addressing malnutrition in the community setting can reduce hospital readmission rates
  2. List nutrition resources which are available for the malnourished patient after discharge from the hospital
  3. Highlight programs aimed to reduce or prevent malnutrition and improve outcomes

Faculty & Topics
Meeting the Nutrition Needs of Seniors Transitioning Along the Clinical to Community Continuum of Care
Ucheoma O. Akobundu, PhD, RD, Senior Director, Nutrition Strategy and Impact; Director, National Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging; Meals on Wheels America, Arlington, VA

MANNA’s Food is Medicine Model: Medically Tailored Meals and Nutrition Support to Address Acute Nutritional Risk in the Community
Nicole Laverty, RD, LDN, Director of Nutrition & Client Services, MANNA, Philadelphia, PA

ProMedica Food Clinic: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue
Chole Plummer, MD, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian, ProMedica Food Clinic, ProMedica, Toledo, OH

Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, FASPEN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Doctoral Nursing Department, Nutrition Science Department, CNHP, Rydal, PA

Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 4:00pm ET
Registration Fee: Varied
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