intervention to improve nutritional status

PREPARING THE ASSIGNMENT

View and read any relevant resource material that could help you better understand the concept or solve the problem(s) given. You can review the module but this is not a priority for this assignment. Log into ATI and select the “Learn” tab. Click on Skills Modules and title “Nutrition Feeding and Eating”. Click on the “lesson” tab and then open the “Evidence Based Research” tab at the top of the page. Your instructor will provide guidance on the best way to submit this assignment.

DIRECTIONS AND ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA

There are five main topics and the accompanying studies identified under the Evidence Based Practice tab. They are as follows:

1. Evaluating Nutritional Status a. Formative evaluation of the feedback component of Children’s and Adolescents’ Nutrition Assessment and Advice on the Web (CANAA-W) among parents of schoolchildren b. Validation of the Diet Quality Index for adolescents by comparison with biomarkers, nutrient and food intakes: the HELENA study

2. Identifying those at risk for malnutrition a. Beyond malnutrition screening: Appropriate methods to guide nutrition care for aged care residents b. Population-specific short-form mini nutritional assessment with body mass index or calf circumference can predict risk of malnutrition in community-living or institutionalized elderly people in Taiwan c. Comparison of the prevalence of malnutrition diagnosis in head and neck, gastrointestinal and lung cancer patients by three classification methods.

3. Malnutrition associated with specific health conditions a. Malnutrition in a sample of community-dwelling people with Parkinson’s disease b. Nutritional risk index as a predictor of postoperative wound complications after gastrectomy c. Risk of malnutrition is associated with mental health symptoms in community living elderly men and women: The Tromso Study.

4. Outcomes associated with nutritional status a. Role of nutritional status in predicting quality of life outcomes in cancer – a systematic review of the literature b. Nutritional support for liver disease

5. Interventions to improve nutritional status a. Interventions to enhance adherence to dietary advice for preventing and managing chronic diseases in adults.

Please choose one of the topics and identify one study under that topic. Read the study and answer one of the following questions, according to the topic chosen, in a 2-3 page (not including title and reference page) summary.

Topic 1 – What methods can be used to assess nutritional status?

Topic 2- What methods can be used to identify those at risk for malnutrition?

Topic 3- What specific health conditions increase the risk of malnutrition?

Topic 4- What associations exist between nutritional status and health outcomes?

Topic 5- What type of interventions improve adherence to recommendations on nutritional intake?

The Summary must include the following headings (See rubric for criteria under each heading):

a. Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)

b. Article Search (25 Points)

c. Article Findings (25 Points

d. Evidence for Practice (25 Points

e. Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)

f. Conclusion (20 Points)

g. APA Style (10 Points)

h. Writing mechanics (10 Points)

Assignment Criteria

Pick one of the topics and answer the topic question along with providing a current research article, which supports this topic question, and 2-3 page (not including title and reference page) summary. The Summary must include the following headings (See rubric for criteria under each heading):

a. Introduction and Key Points (10 Points)

b. Article Search (25 Points)

c. Article Findings (25 Points)

d. Evidence for Practice (25 Points)

e. Sharing of Evidence (25 Points)

f. Conclusion (20 Points)

g. APA Style (10 Points)

h. Writing mechanics (10 Points)

GRADING RUBRIC

1. Introduction and Key Points

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