Alternative & Integrative Nutrition - RD64

Alternative & Integrative Nutrition

by Leslie K. Kay-Getzinger, RD, MS
RD64
(4.6 / 775 ratings )

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

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Price: $149.00
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Summary:

This course will be discontinued on February 29th, 2020, because a new version of it (RD64-A: Alternative and Integrative Nutrition) is now available.
 
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:

The goal of this course is to increase knowledge and understanding of complementary, integrative and alternative medicine use with a focus on nutrition interventions, to recognize the possible benefits, risks, and impact for consumers utilizing these approaches. 
 
 
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.
  • 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.
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 cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
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 501489).

Course Originally Released on: 5/1/2011
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/26/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/29/2020

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.

 

For Florida professionals:

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Margaret W - Ridgefield, CT  ·  Feb 19, 2020
This course did a wonderful job of presenting the general history, efficacy and acceptability of complimentary and alternative medicine.
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Jose R - Corona, CA  ·  Feb 19, 2020
It is a good course. Will take again.
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Lorena I - MORENO VALLEY, CA  ·  Feb 04, 2020
interesting topic to learn
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MARY M - CHESAPEAKE, VA  ·  Jan 23, 2020
The information was relevant.
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Brian B - Oxford, OH  ·  Jan 04, 2020
heavy duty subject matter. Supplements are a big deal, and a big business!
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