Applying Dietary Guidelines and Maximizing Nutrition Assistance for Improved Medication Adherence in Older Patients [Pharmacist]

Co-Sponsor: UGA College of Family & Consumer Sciences

Contact Hours: 1.0

ACPE No: 0014-9999-16-034-H04-P

Activity Type: Application Based

Release Date: June 01, 2016
Expiration Date: May 31, 2019

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity the participant should be able to:
1. Outline the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).
2. Describe the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for older and/or disabled Americans.
3. Identify ways that pharmacists can maximize SNAP benefits through capture of prescription and non-prescription medical costs for patients applying for benefits.
4. Apply, through the use of a case study, dietary and nutrition assistance guidelines to your pharmacy practice.

Faculty:

Alison (Ali) Berg, PhD, RDN, LD
Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist
Department of Foods and Nutrition, UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Temitope Aiyejorun Walker, MA
Georgia CAFE Program Coordinator
Department of Foods and Nutrition, UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Elisabeth Lilian Pia Sattler, Ph.D., B.S. Pharm
Interdisciplinary Assistant Professor
Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, UGA College of Pharmacy
Foods and Nutrition, UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Computer Requirements for Online Courses
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