Review of causes and consequences of hypertension, and the rates of hypertension in the United States. Overview of the current recommendations per the American Heart Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Utilization of the Evidence Analysis Library to review current data sources.
Medical Nutrition Therapy for Hypertension: Part II
Evaluate current diet interventions which support the reduction of blood pressure. Differentiate between several diets and review the benefits. Review of case study involving comorbid conditions and ways to prescribe diets for hypertension with or without comorbidities. Discuss ways of providing education at the bedside for heart healthy eating.
Telehealth Diabetes Education: Unique Requirements and Challenges For The Dietitian and Nutritionist Part I
Patient access to care and follow-up to care are ongoing challenges for Dietitians. We will explore how Telehealth improves and expands on the delivery of diabetes education.
Learning Objective : To explain two advantage for the patient when receiving Telehealth education vs in-person education