Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet - CHES386

Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet

by Amy Keller, MS, RD, LD and Susan Heinzerling
(4.4 / 60 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00


Celiac disease is an inherited autoimmune disease affecting about 1% of the U.S. population. Currently, the only treatment for celiac disease is lifelong adherence to a strict gluten-free diet, and because of that, dietitians and other health professionals play an important role in providing education and support to these patients. Understanding the risk factors, clinical presentation, and diagnostic methods, all of which have changed over the years, are an integral part of helping patients manage celiac disease. It is critical that health professionals not only understand the gluten-free diet but can assist patients in preventing cross-contact with gluten both at home and when eating out, avoiding nutritional deficiencies, and coping with a significant dietary change.


The goal of this celiac disease continuing education program is to teach dietitians and other health professionals what they need to know to help manage patients with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Discuss the risk factors and clinical presentation of celiac disease.
  • Identify methods of diagnosing celiac disease.
  • Explain dietary management for people with celiac disease.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, and physicians.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 2/13/2006
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/4/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/4/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Ladonna G - Tunnel Hill, GA  ·  Dec 05, 2019
I found this to be an excellent source of information that I did not realize about Celiac.
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Cynthia B - lake oswego, OR  ·  Oct 07, 2019
learned a lot in this course
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KIM M - READING, PA  ·  Jul 12, 2018
good overview of celiac disease and differentiating factors
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Amanda P - Navarre, FL  ·  Apr 10, 2018
Good overview of Celiac Disease and GF diet.
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Andrea W - Atlanta, GA  ·  Dec 21, 2017
This course is so pertinent today. Gluten Free is the "new fad" but more people actually do have intolerance than recognized.
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00