How to Try This: The Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia Scale
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Published: August 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To describe for registered professional nurses the use and interpretation of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia scale, used to assess eating and feeding problems in people who have late-stage dementia.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- discuss the importance of assessing eating and feeding in patients who have dementia.
- describe the appropriate use of the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia scale.
- outline the development of and recommendations for using the Edinburgh Feeding Evaluation in Dementia scale.
The authors and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.