A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Nutrition Care – 20 CPE Self-Study Course

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Course Expiration: May 31, 2024
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Learn essential evidence-based information on nutrition management with this case based self-study course.

The required reading for this course is an authoritative resource for providing medical nutrition therapy and is a must-have for the library of any practicing dietitian. It provides condition-specific, evidence-based medical nutrition therapy information for nutrition throughout the life cycle, as well as more than 270 diseases and disorders. Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Adults and older adults
  • Oral, sensory, skin conditions, and adverse reactions to food
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders
  • Pulmonary disorders
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Hepatic, pancreatic, and biliary disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Hematology
  • Cancer
  • Surgery and nutrition support
  • Immunology and critical care
  • Kidney disorders

Each section of the book provides an overview followed by essential evidence-based information on nutrition management of the featured conditions and a case study that allows the reader to apply principles they have learned. A comprehensive appendix provides a wide variety of resources needed for successful dietetics practice.

A case-study based CPE exam allows the reader to apply the principles to their work setting and patient caseload.

Purchasing Options: Course includes hard copy book, course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade. If you already have the book, use the “additional certificate” option.

This course is an excellent source to help nutrition professionals refresh information they had previously learned, information that has since been updated, or learning for the first time.
- A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Nutrition Care – 20 CPE Self-Study Course
Erin Allen, MS, RDN, LD
The self study course and required reading are an excellent publication that include thought-provoking case studies to be applied to the nutrition continuum.
- A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Nutrition Care – 20 CPE Self-Study Course
Katy Adams, RD, MDA, CSG, LD

After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge of macro-and micronutrients for digestion, absorption, and metabolism throughout the lifespan and for a variety of diseases.
  2. Integrate new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
  3. Prioritize specific nutrition problems to inform nutrition care plans and processes.
  4. Select nutrition interventions intended to resolve or improve nutrition diagnosis.

This course is intended for: RDNs, NDTRs and CDCEs

CDR Activity Number: 170595  Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 8.1.4 Integrates knowledge of macro-and micronutrients for digestion, absorption, and metabolism throughout the lifespan in practice.
  • 8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
  • 10.3.3 Prioritizes specific nutrition problems to inform nutrition care plans and processes.
  • 10.3.4 Selects nutrition interventions intended to resolve or improve nutrition diagnosis.

Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 80 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: Escott-Stump S. Nutrition & Diagnosis-Related Care, 9th edition. Chicago IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2022.

Disclaimer: The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles that will be applied in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.

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