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Medical Education

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General Topics

Phytonutrients in the Clinical Setting

Evidenced-based information on the phytonutrients in multiple fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs and how they can potentially impact various disease states. Additional discussion includes the implementation of these into a clinical setting.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

The Influence of the Gut Microbiome on Behavior

Information on the connection between the gut microbiome and human behavior. Specifically, how a person eats influences his/her gut microbiome enough to influence development and/or symptoms of depression, anxiety, ADHD, and/or ASD. Also focuses on the nutritional changes that can improve the microbiome and subsequently improve behaviors/mental health.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Medical Foods, Medical Nutrition Therapy, and the Insurance Gap

Reviews academic literature findings on the use of ONS and TF to prevent further disease and malnutrition, examines the current state of insurance coverage for MNT, and explores the role of the RD in effecting change in the insurance structure.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Clinical Applications of a Plant-Based Nutrition Formula

Evidence-based information regarding plant-based nutrition in the medical food arena. Topics discussed include assessment of protein sources and protein quality, bioavailability of plant-based protein sources, amino acid composition and phytonutrients within plant-based options. Applications of this material to clinical conditions include discussion of nutrition in oncology, pediatrics and diabetes, as well as within inflammatory conditions.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

History and Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Plant-based diets and formulas are gaining in popularity and new research is emerging. This presentation will review history, current trends, benefits, and new research in plant-based diets and formulas. 

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

The Last Residue: A Comprehensive Review of Dietary and Functional Fibers

We all know fiber is essential for good health, but what are the mechanisms? What happens to the gut when there is no fiber? How well do you understand the more confusing aspects such as the solubility, viscosity, and fermentability of fiber? This presentation addresses these hot topics and reviews the history of fiber while taking a deeper look at the differences between and benefit of different types of fibers that are found in common formulas and supplements.

CPEU LEVEL: 2 & 3 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Tube Feeding & Intestinal Health: A Functional Medicine Perspective

The target audience will be RD’s who are looking to learn more about the importance of higher quality ingredients in tube feeding formulas and how these translate into positive clinical outcomes from a functional medicine perspective. Topics will include maltodextrin, phytonutrients, and overall intestinal health from a functional medicine perspective. Examples of how these concepts will be applied to clinical practice will also be reviewed at the end of the presentation.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Food, the Gut, and Immunity: How Nutrition Shapes the Developing Immune System

Both maternal and paternal dietary and nutritional factors influence a myriad of conditions that set in motion the foundation for optimizing gastrointestinal health and influencing immune tolerance-intolerance in an individual. This lecture will explore this subject and how optimal enteral nutrition promotes immune development to ideally support long term health and well-being.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Disease State-Specific Topics

The Relationship of Diet and the Microbiome in IBD

This presentation explores the vital role the gut microbiome plays in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the sensitivity of that microbiome to dietary changes. It will provide background on IBD and discuss the relationship to the gut microbiome and role of popular exclusion diets in treatment, highlighting the important role of the RD.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Adult Malnutrition: risk factors, diagnosis and clinical applications

Webinar training will be provided to review the following: history of malnutrition, nutrition assessment, risk factors of malnutrition in acute care settings, diagnosis of malnutrition, billing/coding for malnutrition.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diet and Lifestyle: When the guidelines are insufficient

A continuation of “The Relationship of Diet and the Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” this presentation will outline the evidence for and differences between the many popular exclusion diets and the role of other lifestyle factors including stress and exercise in IBD. The goal is to enable clinicians to navigate the questions they receive from patients about diet and the role of nutrition in the absence of firm guidelines and strong evidence.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Review of Recent Literature: Pediatric Malnutrition

Background on pediatric malnutrition and recent findings from published academic articles. Topics covered include pediatric malnutrition screening and diagnosis, and descriptions of the various tools available. Conclusion of literature and potential next steps in clinical practice with insights as to how to implement a protocol.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Intestinal Permeability In Pediatrics

Introductory information for dietitians on intestinal permeability pathology and diagnosis in different types of pediatric patients. Explains the relationship between food allergies, food sensitivities, and intestinal permeability specific to pediatric patients. Pediatric conditions discussed include cow’s milk allergy, IBS, functional abdominal pain, and autism. Nutritional therapy to address increased intestinal permeability is also reviewed.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1.0

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Improving the Quality of Life for the Developmentally Delayed Child

This presentation is meant to provide a high level overview of the prevalence of GI related quality of life symptoms/ issues in pediatric patients with developmental disabilities. Dietitians who are new to pediatrics or who are looking for a refresher may benefit from the real life scenarios and tips reviewed in this presentation.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 & 2 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 0.5

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Benefits & Utilization of a Plant-Based Diet in Pediatrics

The target audience for this presentation includes dietitians who work with pediatric patients and who are interested in learning about how to apply a plant-based diet to this population in an effective and evidence-based approach. This information can be applied to the general pediatric population as well as those who are fed via feeding tube

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.

Breast Cancer Prevention and Nutrition

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States and 1 in every 8 women will develop breast cancer during their lifetimes.   According to the National Cancer Institute, eating vegetables and fruits may help prevent certain types of breast cancer as well as improve survival rates in those already diagnosed.  Join Shayna Komar RD, LD as she shares her knowledge from 18 years of advising patients and their caregivers on strategies for utilizing diet as a part healthy lifestyle choices for prevention of breast cancer.

CPEU LEVEL: 1 | CPEU HOURS APPROVED: 1

This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) for 1.0 CPEU hours for Registered Dietitians.