Food Insecurity in Older Adults

This continuing medical education course examines the risk factors for and health effects of food insecurity in older adults, highlights food assistance programs available to older adults and their impact and provides strategies to health care professionals to connect older adults with resources.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, healthcare professionals should be better able to:

  1. Describe six factors related to food insecurity (FI) in older adults.
  2. Explain the nutrition and health consequences of FI in older adults.
  3. Elucidate eight federal food assistance programs available to older adults in need.
  4. Identify and assist older adults with FI in community and clinical practice settings.
  5. Advocate for increased food security screening of older adults and improved access to food assistance programs for those with FI.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
07/06/2020
Course expires: 
07/05/2023
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
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FACULTY
Sara Chatfield, MPH, RDN, LDN
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PLANNERS
Jack Graham, Director, Continuing Education
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Leslie Cimei, Associate Director, Continuing Education
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Rina Allawh, MD FAAD
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Great Valley Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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