By Jessie Carpenter, MA, MS, RD, LD, Owner of Nutrition Prescription LLC Nutritional drinks or supplements, like Ensure and Boost, have become popular for individuals who require additional nutrients or have difficulty meeting their calorie and protein needs through regular food intake alone. This article will guide you through a dietitian's lens of the uses, … Continue reading How to Choose a Nutrition Supplement
The Importance of Meal Rounds in Long-Term Care.The Art of Communicating in a Long-Term Care Setting.Interprofessional Relationships in Long-Term Care.Helpful Resources for Students and Intern.What to Expect as a Long-Term Care Intern.
Dietitians in all fields rely on interprofessional collaboration, and this is clearly necessitated in long-term care (LTC) settings. LTC RDNs utilize ongoing relationships with allied healthcare providers to deliver comprehensive and effective patient care. The outline below describes the ways in which these professionals work together. Foodservice Manager (FSM) The FSM is the person with whom the RDN works with most closely. The FSM is in charge of all … Continue reading Topic 3: Interprofessional Relationships in Long-Term Care by Jessie Donaldson, Student Dietitian