Low-Sodium Diet In-Service


This week during my patient services rotation at Mon General Hospital, one of my assignments was to create an in-service presentation for the food service employees.  In-Services are a form of continuing professional education provided by the hospital or employer during working hours in order to improve worker knowledge, education, and attitudes.  Typical in-services are in a sit-down, classroom setting and last anywhere from 15-30 minutes.  Employees are educated on a variety of topics relating to their respective field and are given a quiz at the end to assess what they have learned.

For my in-service presentation, I chose to do low-sodium diets. Low-sodium diets are ordered for patients who have heart failure, cardiovascular disease, heart surgery, high blood pressure, and kidney failure.

What do you think of my Low-Sodium handout??

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