Alternative & Integrative Nutrition - RD64

Alternative & Integrative Nutrition

by Leslie K. Kay-Getzinger, RD, MS
RD64
(4.6 / 756 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (12.00 CPEU)

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Summary:

The revised title of this course reflects the widespread acceptance and implementation of complementary therapies into our health care system. New research and recommendations in every chapter supporting (or rejecting) claims for popular treatments make this working guide to herbs, botanicals, supplements, and other therapeutic alternatives essential for the dietetic practitioner.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe the prevalence of consumer use of alternative medicine.
  • Describe the prevalence of consumer use of dietary supplements including herbs.
  • List the most popular dietary supplements used by Americans.
  • Explain the appropriate clinical use of dietary supplements in the treatment and prevention of certain disease conditions.
  • Describe the therapeutic uses for the most commonly used herbal supplements.
  • List factors affecting the potency of herbal formulas.
  • Provide examples of harmful substances typically found in contaminated products.
  • Recognize an acceptable definition for structure/function claims as described by the FDA.
  • List the names of herbs.
  • Identify excipients associated with manufacturing of dietary supplement tablets.
  • Describe the implications of DSHEA of 1994 and current legislation regarding supplements, label claims, and manufacturing practices as mandated by the FDA.
  • Explain the safety and risks from taking dietary supplements.
  • Describe some of the benefits of using probiotics for certain conditions.
  • Identify valid resources for checking efficacy and safety of nutritional supplements.
  • Explain how to read a dietary supplement label.
  • Describe counseling practices specific to patients who prefer alternative treatments.
  • Identify credible sources of information regarding alternative nutrition therapies.
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, and fitness professionals.
 
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2010, 2090, 3100, 4040 and performance indicators of 8.3.7, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.4.  
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 5/1/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/26/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/30/2020

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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MARY D - WAUKEE, IA  ·  Nov 07, 2019
learned a lot about herbals and the vitamins that will be helpful in my practice.
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Clarissa I - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Nov 03, 2019
Very thorough research, informative.
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Ariella V - CHICAGO, IL  ·  Oct 22, 2019
I thought it was super interesting and a great review of my knowledge but also I learned a lot of new things!
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Michelle D - palmer, MA  ·  Oct 07, 2019
Lots of good info. Not easy to remember all of these recommendations. Will serve as a reference to flip back to
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CHRISTOPHER A - Cincinnati, OH  ·  Sep 14, 2019
Very nicely presented on how to integrate MNT into integrative medicine. Nice review of what to educate clients on as far as OTC supplements
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Price: $149.00
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