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Exclusive Webinar Presentation | Healthier Kidneys Through Your Kitchen: Earlier Nutrition Intervention for Chronic Kidney Disease | Presented by Rebecca Schlueter, RD, LD | Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 2–3 pm ET
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a frequent diagnosis and many with CKD are unaware they have it or how to manage it. The need for earlier nutrition intervention for CKD prompted the Lexington Kentucky VA Health Care System to develop the Healthier Kidneys Through Your Kitchen program. The program involves identifying veterans with stage 3 CKD and offering them education on CKD stages and lifestyle changes that slow progression. This innovative program has spread to 15 VAs (and counting!), with plans for nationwide implementation.

In this webinar, the Assistant Chief of Nutrition & Food Services at the Lexington Kentucky VA Health Care System, will share lessons learned from her involvement in the Healthier Kidneys Through Your Kitchen program and provide practical and actionable steps for attendees to utilize to effectively collaborate with the healthcare team in the treatment of CKD patients.

Learning Objectives
1. Identify three factors that demonstrate the importance of nutrition intervention for CKD.
2. Implement a cooking-based renal nutrition class.
3. Collaborate with primary care and nephrologists for RD referrals.
Price: $19.99
1 CEU
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 3.3.5, 12.1.3, 12.2.3, 12.2.6
CPE Level:1
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About Our Presenter
Rebecca Schlueter, RD, LD, a native New Englander, is Assistant Chief of Nutrition & Food Services at the Lexington Kentucky VA Health Care System. Becky serves as Co-Chair for the VA's VAntage Nutrition Blog within the Marketing and Nutrition Informatics Subcommittee. Prior to her current role, Becky worked as the Clinical Nutrition Manager. She has experience in the outpatient nutrition clinic where she specialized in behavior change counseling and motivational interviewing. She holds a certificate of training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Becky has a passion for prevention and is a Gold Status Fellow through the VA's Innovators Network/Diffusion of Excellence Program.
Disclosures
Rebecca Schlueter, RD, LD, has the following relevant disclosures to report: she is an employee of the Veteran's Administration. She certifies that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.