TOPIC : Sodium Restricted Diet
• Purpose: The purpose of the patient/family teaching project is to develop and implement a teaching plan for a geriatric patient utilizing teaching learning principles.
• Objectives: By the conclusion of the presentation, the students will be able to:
o State the various indications for a specified diet
o Explain the scientific rationale for a prescribed diet
o Describe food/fluid restrictions appropriate for diet or food/fluids encouraged to meet nutritional needs?
o Describe how to present a short nutritional teaching plan to a patient& family with cultural differences.
o Apply current research related to the nutrition topic.