The Importance of Nutrition in COVID-19 Recovery Course

Credits: 2
Course Expiration: May 31, 2024
Professional Approvals: CDR, CBDCE
Availability:Currently Available
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Learn recommendations for individualized nutrition interventions during all phases of COVID-19 treatment and recovery with this case based self-study course! 

This continuing professional education self-study course includes required reading of a journal article which outlines the importance of nutrition to preserve life and prevent deterioration during the acute phase of COVID infection and during the recovery from the infection.

The course requires the learner to apply the information in the article to a case-study based exam to assess knowledge and understanding of content and require the learner to apply the information as if implementing it in practice.

Purchasing Options: This is available as Additional Certificate only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.

This is an extremely timely topic and the required reading and self-study course provide an excellent, evidence-based and practical roadmap and suggestions for prevention and treatment of malnutrition in patients with COVID-19.
- The Importance of Nutrition in COVID-19 Recovery
Mary Osak, RD, CSG
This self study course takes a close look at the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and current nutrition recommendations. It makes an excellent CPE program for the healthcare professional wanting to learn more and stay up to date on recommended nutrition interventions to optimize care of the patient with COVID-19.
- The Importance of Nutrition in COVID-19 Recovery
Stacey Phillips, MS, RD

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

  1. Interpret and integrate evidence-based research and literature in decision making for nutrition care of patients with COVID-19.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of nutrient requirements for patients with COVID-19.
  3. Integrate new knowledge of nutrition care for patients with COVID-19 into practice.
  4. Select interventions intended to resolve or improve nutrition diagnosis for patients with COVID-19.

This course is intended for: RDNs and NDTRs, CDCESs

CDR Activity Number: 168104 Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making
  • 8.1.5 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the lifespan, and their role in health promotion and disease prevention.
  • 8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
  • 10.3.4 Selects 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 11 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: Recovery Focused Nutritional Therapy across the Continuum of Care: Learning from COVID-19 published in Nutrients, 2021 (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.


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