Value Based Care Live Webcast

Incorporating a Registered Dietitian into Your Pulmonary Cardiac Rehab and Intensive Cardiac Rehab

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm CT
(1:00pm ET, 11:00am MT, 10:00am PT)

Presented by: 

Heather McCormick MS, RDN, LD, CDE
Ruth Rasmussen MA, MS, RDN, LD, CCRP

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Course Description
This presentation will touch on how Mount Carmel Health System's pulmonary cardiac rehab program utilizes their registered dietitian services effectively in helping both pulmonary patients and cardiac patients. 
The objective of this presentation is to clarify to the listener key areas to engage the outpatient cardiac rehab patient with nutrition. Specifics will be given on how nutrition education is implemented within the Oklahoma Heart Hospital’s intensive cardiac rehab and outpatient cardiac rehab 

Course Objectives
1) Understand the uniqueness of pulmonary patients' nutritional needs.
2) Provide examples of how to incorporate a registered dietitian in pulmonary rehab.
3) Provide insight on how to utilize a registered dietitian in cardiac rehab
4)  Understand key areas and times to target patients with nutrition education.
5) Give examples of how nutrition education relates to value-based care
6) understand how involvement of a dietitian influences outcomes and behavior changes

Financial Disclosure:
All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed  all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity.

AACVPR Value-based Care Co-chairs:   

Tracy A. Herrewig, MS, RCEP, FAACVPR

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Amy Knight, PhD

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Heather McCormick MS, RDN, LD, CDE No Relevant Disclosures

Ruth Rasmussen MA, MS, RDN, LD, CCRP No Relevant Disclosures

CE Credits: Education Credits will not be provided for this activity.

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