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Nutritional Needs, Goals and Priorities: The Nurse's Role in Optimizing the Nutritional Status of Older Adults

Presented by:
Carrie Carlton, RD, CDN
Isabel Kliss, PNP, APRN, ANP-BC
Linh Nguyen, RN
Cecilia Sansone, RD, CDN
Sarah Willer, BSN, RN

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Downtown Campus: 11th floor – Performance Center
Community Campus: streamed live in classroom A&B

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Targeted to all Nursing and Interdisciplinary Staff


To raise awareness of changing nutritional goalsand priorities of older adults, and promote a better understanding of strategies to improve nutritional status of older adults in the hospital.


  1. Discuss nutritional goals and priorities in relation to older adults; including goals specific to cognitive decline, wound healing and palliative care
  2. Explain the impact that malnutrition may have on an older adult’s hospital course
  3. Describe nutritional prioritization
  4. Identify strategies hospital staff and caregivers can take to improve nutrition outcomes in older adults

For more information, please contact Ellen Albanese at 315 464-9443 or

1.0 Contact Hour is provided by the SUNY Upstate Medical University Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE). It has been assigned Provider Code NYP261-8/14-17.

The Institute for Continuing Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.