Dietary Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Cancer - RD34

Dietary Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Cancer

by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Margaret Wertheim Eich, MS, RDN, CD, CSO
RD34
(4.3 / 27 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

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Summary:

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men. About 220,800 men were expected to be diagnosed in 2015, and 27,540 were expected to die. Although the primary risk factors are age, race and family history/genetics, additional identified risk factors may respond to dietary changes and exercise. Healthcare professionals as a team can play a role in educating the patient with prostate cancer about sound nutritional advice that will benefit the patient as a whole and may have a significant impact on the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer. Learn which foods and nutrients can be of benefit and which ones may do harm.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education course is to provide registered dietitian nutritionists, health educators and physical therapists with a summary of the current research on prostate cancer, including the disease’s prevalence and risk factors and the role of diet in its prevention and treatment. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Identify the primary risk factors for prostate cancer and two nutrients that show probable evidence for decreasing the risk of prostate cancer
  • List two supplements that may increase the risk of prostate cancer
  • Describe how inflammation contributes to the development of prostate cancer
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, and physical therapists.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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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, 2010, 2020, 2070, 3000, 3100, 4000, 4040, 4170 and performance indicators of 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.3.6, 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: 4/13/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 4/1/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 4/1/2019

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.

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JAN K - ELIZABETHTOWN, PA  ·  Aug 30, 2016
concise update on the topic; clinical vignette helps translate info into practice applications
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Linda S - Holly Springs, MS  ·  Sep 17, 2015
Thiswas a very interesting course in light of the prevalence of prostate cancer at this time. As RD's, we are always asked about foods/diet helpful in preventing prostate cancer.
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Kyle D - Marietta, OH  ·  May 12, 2015
Working with prostate cancer on a daily basis, I would say that this course does an excellent job at introducing common dietary recommendations.
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LILLEMOR S - Leonardtown, MD  ·  Apr 28, 2014
well laid out.Good information
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Denise L - Bloomington, IL  ·  Jan 31, 2014
Very informative & helpful
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