The Pesco-Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Combined with Intermittent Fasting for Optimizing Cardiovascular Health Course

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Course Expiration: May 31, 2024
Professional Approvals: CDR, CBDCE
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Learn the role of plant-based diets with fish and seafood in promoting heart health with this case based self-study course! 

This continuing professional education self-study course includes required reading of a journal article which offers a review of evidence on the role of plant-based diets with fish/seafood in promoting heart health. The authors also reviewed the value of time-restricted eating (intermittent fasting) with this eating pattern.

The continuing professional education 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 self study course and required reading gives a perspective on the benefits of this dietary pattern to reduce health risks and encourage people to choose more plant-based foods and fish whenever able.
- The Pesco-Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Combined with Intermittent Fasting for Optimizing Cardiovascular Health Short Course
Janice Baker, MBA, RDN, CDCES, CNSC, BCADM
This CPE program provides an excellent overview of the Pesco-Mediterranean diet. After completion of the course, the reader will have a better understanding of the foods encouraged, the pattern and timing recommended for meals and also the numerous cardiovascular benefits associated with this type of diet.
- The Pesco-Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Combined with Intermittent Fasting for Optimizing Cardiovascular Health Short Course
Stacey Phillips, MS, RD

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

  1. Interpret data on the application of the Pesco-Mediterranean dietary pattern and intermittent fasting on reducing cardiovascular disease risk.
  2. Apply evidence-based approaches to lowering risk for cardiovascular disease in patients and clients.
  3. Assess the different components of the Pesco-Mediterranean dietary pattern and how these can be tailored for incorporation into diets based on consumer needs and preferences.
  4. Examine the evidence of intermittent fasting on metabolism, insulin sensitivity, and cardiovascular health.

This course is intended for: RDNs and NDTRs, CDCESs

CDR Activity Number: 167914 Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 6.2.3 Analyzes and interprets data to form valid conclusions and to make recommendations.
  • 8.2.1 Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
  • 8.2.4 Integrates new knowledge of disease states and clinical conditions into practice.
  • 8.5.1 Plans and designs nutritionally sound meals, menus, and meal plans that promote health and disease management and meet client needs.

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 10 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: A Pesco-Mediterranean Diet With Intermittent Fasting published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) Review (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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