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Addressing Sarcopenia: Optimizing Protein Intake with Aging

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11/05/2022 11:59 PM (ET)

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Welcome to the final assessment for Addressing Sarcopenia: Optimizing Protein Intake with Aging

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The presentation met course objectives *

The subject matter was relevant to my job *

The material was presented clearly and was easily understood *

The presenter delivered an effective, well-organized presentation *

The length of the presentation was appropriate for the amount of material covered *

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Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool For Self-Study Programs

All questions must be answered upon completion of a self-study program prior to receiving a certificate of completion. A copy of this form will be available on the MyCE site in your Course History in addition to your CE certificate. For Dietitians A copy of this form should be kept by the CDR credentialed practitioner. CDR credentialed practitioners must have the form and the certificate in their files should they ever be audited. Failure to include both certificate and completed critical thinking tool will result in a failed audit and loss of the CPE credit.

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Course Description

This presentation explores the recent advances in dietary protein research that has the potential to help maintain muscle and improve outcomes in the aging population. Learn the importance of protein quality, quantity and distribution (consuming moderate protein at each meal) and how this approach can optimize muscle protein synthesis and maintain muscle health and functionality in older adults, across community and clinical settings. Presented by Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD, FACSM 

Course Details

Presented by:

Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD, FACSM
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CE Expiration Date:
11/05/2022 11:59 PM (ET)

Course Objectives

1. Explain changes in skeletal muscle with aging across community and clinical settings 
2. Describe the benefits of protein for patients with sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity 
3. Explain the importance of protein quality and quantity on muscle health and functionality in older adults
Original Program Date: November 6, 2019; Expiration date: November 5, 2022  Continuing Education: 1.00 CE for Nurses; 1.00 CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: II
Steps to obtain a certificate:  1) View the course  2) Pass the test  3) Complete an evaluation

Continuing Education:

Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Accredited provider number NE008. Activity Type for Dietitians: Self Study (740 Web Based) Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number 11366.