Date / Times
3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Wednesday, March 1st, 2023, at 3:00-4:30. 1.5 CEU’s
Here are the updated slides, posted 3-4-23:
Title: Micronutrient Deficiencies in Geriatrics (B12, zinc, selenium, vitamin D, iron) and Pharmaceutical Intervention Options
Speaker: Kate Walker, MDA, RDN, LDN, CSG
Assistant Professor; Clinical Instructor; Simmons University, Boston MA
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- Identify high risk micronutrient deficiencies in older adults including B12, Vitamin D and Zinc.
- Recognize signs and symptoms of deficiency on these micronutrients.
- Updated practice recommendations for micronutrient supplementation and the role of the RD.
Spheres: 10 Clinical Care, Sphere 4 Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Kate Walker, MDA, RDN, LDN, CSG is an Assistant Professor of Practice at Simmons University and the clinical instructor for the Simmons Dietetic Internship. She is a CDR Certified Specialist of Gerontology with over 10 years’ experience as a clinical dietitian in acute, subacute, and long-term care levels. As a contract trainer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Workshop, she teaches advanced skills in detecting malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies in patients to nutrition professionals around the country. She continues to work as a clinical dietitian and dietetic internship preceptor at multiple Boston area community hospitals. Kate is passionate about advancing the scope of the RD role within the interdisciplinary team to provide the highest quality care possible for patients.
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