Food allergies and celiac disease are becoming more common, especially in the elderly population. Through online lessons, recipe videos and knowledge checks, caregivers will learn how to do the following:
Protect elders from a food allergy reaction or complications from celiac disease at mealtime.
Inform elders of food and beverage choices they can safely enjoy.
Identify allergen and gluten-containing foods.
Recognize food allergy sources on food labels.
Prevent cross contact of allergens during food preparation.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.