Physiological Changes Alter Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy - RD30

Physiological Changes Alter Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Karen Lilyquist, PhD, RD, RN, LD
RD30
(4.5 / 33 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (2.00 CPEU)

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Price: $39.00
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Summary:

A pregnant woman’s health is linked uniquely to fetal, infant, and maternal health and well-being. Preconception nutritional status and nutritional intake during the pregnancy are key components to successful birth outcomes. It is common knowledge that women have increased nutrient needs during pregnancy and lactation, yet the details are often overlooked. Healthy eating is more than “eating for two.”

Objectives:

The goal of this pregnancy and nutrition continuing education course is to provide dietitians, health educators and pharmacists with information on how nutrient needs are altered during pregnancy due to the physiological changes of pregnancy. After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Define the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy
  • Explain how these physiological changes alter nutrient needs during pregnancy
  • Discuss how omega-3 fatty acids affect both the mother and developing fetus, and identify good food sources of omega-3 fatty acids
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators and pharmacists.
 
Dietitians: 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. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 2070, 2110, 3000, 3020, 4000, 4090, 4130 and performance indicators of 4.1.2, 4.2.1,4.2.7, 6.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.4, 10.1.2,10.2.1,10.2.7, 10.4.4.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 3/5/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/9/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/9/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning 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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BONNIE S - Apollo Beach, FL  ·  Feb 11, 2016
I really enjoyed this course.
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Sarah K - Cincinnati, OH  ·  Oct 01, 2015
Detailed description of physiological changes during pregnancy. Very helpful for understanding why various symptoms present and the importance of nutrients during pregnancy.
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maivi r - miami lakes, FL  ·  Aug 20, 2015
it is very informative and the way the information is presented is very effective
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Jacqueline H - Needham, MA  ·  May 13, 2015
Concise read and worth the money
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ZOE W - Grapevine, TX  ·  Jan 16, 2015
Brief and to the point, but not lacking in any important way.
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Price: $39.00
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