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At the completion of this course the successful learner will be able to:
- Discuss the role of inflammatory biomarkers as it relates to declining nutritional status.
- Assess laboratory test results for hydration status, nutrition-related anemia and other nutrition related disorders.
- Describe the relationship between laboratory test results and changes in nutritional status.
- Differentiate the role of medications and disease as each affects laboratory test results.
- Apply principles of Nutrition Care Process in the laboratory assessment of nutritional status.
CDR Learning Codes that can apply to this course include 2100, 3000, 3020, 3060, 5000, 5010, 5020, 5030, 5040, 5050, 5080, 5090, 5100, 5230 or other applicable codes.
CDR Essential Practice Competencies
Sphere 4: Critical Thinking and Decision Making.
Employs critical reasoning and professional judgment in decision making and problem solving relevant to RDN and NDTR scope of practice
4.1 Demonstrates sound professional judgment and strategic thinking practices
Sphere 8: Food, Nutrition and Dietetics and Physical Activity.
Uses current knowledge and skills to convey the specific application of food and nutrition sciences and physical activity in the dietetics profession
8.1 Interprets and applies current food and nutrition science and principles in dietetics practice
8.3 Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining and enhancing knowledge
Sphere 10: Clinical Care
Provides safe, effective and ethical medical nutrition therapy to assist the client in establishing and achieving individual health and nutrition goals tailored to prevent and/or manage disease, injury or condition.
10.2 Implements the Nutrition Care Process to ensure individual health goals are established, monitored and achieved while adhering to the Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care for RDNs