Review findings of a study on diet composition and metabolic health in adults who are overweight with this self-study course.
This course requires reading of an article that outlines the results of a study on diet composition and metabolic health in adults who are overweight. The dietary pattern of focus in the study is a low-fat vegan diet.
A case-study based CPE examination helps the reader apply information in the course to their work setting and patient population.
Purchasing Options: This is available as eDocument + CPE Test only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test and 1 certificate with passing grade.
After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:
- Enhance knowledge and obtain new knowledge in applying dietary approaches for managing overweight and improving metabolic health in adults.
- Differentiate between outdated and current evidence-based recommendations related to dietary approaches for managing overweight and improving metabolic health in adults.
- Integrate new knowledge on applying dietary approaches for managing overweight and improving metabolic health in adults.
This course is intended for: RDNs and NDTRs
CDR Activity Number: 179832 Self Study Activity Type: 740 Web-Based
CPE Level: II
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
- 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
- 8.2.3 Analyzes new information and how it impacts medical nutrition therapy.
- 8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
Note: Numerous other CDR 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 8 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.
Required Reading for this Course: Changes in food and nutrient intake and diet quality on a low-fat vegan diet are associated with changes in body weight, body composition, and insulin sensitivity in overweight adults: a randomized clinical trial. (A link to the document is included in the downloadable course document).
Disclaimer: The text 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.