NAND’s Website Coordinator Collette Powers will be hosting a live webinar this coming Thursday, January 17th, 2019 from 3pm-4pm CST.
Topic: A Dietitian’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Gout
Description: Gout is the number one most common form of inflammatory arthropathy (or arthirtis) in the United States. Yet 7 out of 10 individuals do not know it is a form of arthritis. With over 8 million Americans suffering from Gout today, there is a dier need and vital role for dietitian involvement. Research shows what impact one’s lifestyle can have on the prevention and treamtent of this very painful athritic disease. This webinar will review the pathiophysiology of gout, establish myth vs fact of what factors lead to gout attacks, complications of acute and chronic gout, and the dietitan’s role in effectively preventing and treating gout through lifestyle interventions and medication management.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
-Understand and effectively discuss the pathophysiology of Gout.
-Identify causes and assess symptoms of Gout.
-Counsel patients on methods of prevention of Gout through lifestyle habits and medication management.
-Establish and implement treatment plans for patients with acute attacks and chronic Gout.
-Provide research-based resources for patient reference and use.
Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3090, 5110, 5340, 5410
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 6.2.5, 6.3.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.2
Number of Credits: 1.0
Total Cost: $18
Click here to register.