Autism: Nutrition Makes a Difference - WEB-RD345

Autism: Nutrition Makes a Difference

by Elizabeth Strickland Sauls, MS, RD, LD
WEB-RD345
(4.8 / 109 ratings )

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

ONLINE
Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00

Summary:

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are at risk for many nutrition related problems such as a limited diet, nutrient deficiencies, gastrointestinal disorders and feeding problems.  Proper nutrition is critical to feed the child’s brain and body so they are in optimum nutritional status to benefit from their numerous therapies such as speech, occupational, physical and behavioral.  A child will not benefit to their full potential from therapy sessions until their nutrition problems are resolved.  Therefore, all healthcare professionals treating children with ASD must take into consideration the child’s nutritional status. This continuing education webinar reviews the role of nutraceuticals such as vitamin/mineral supplement, methyl-B12, vitamin B6, carnitine, omega-3 FA and probiotics in the treatment of ASD.  The role of the registered dietitian and other interdisciplinary team members will be discussed.

Objectives:

The goal of this presentation is to examine the current evidence-based research related to nutritional treatment of autism spectrum disorder. Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
  • Discuss how nutrition impacts learning, behavior, speech, and brain function.
  • Describe the possible role of various nutraceuticals to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Explain the role of the SLP, OT, nurse, pharmacist, MD and other health professionals in nutrition interventions.
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy techs, physicians, and speech-language pathologists.
 
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 ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. 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 Accrediation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.. This is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2090, 2100, 3020, 3100 and performance indicators of 8.1.5, 8.3.6, 10.1.2, 10.4.4. 
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 12/7/2017
Date of Most Recent Review: 12/7/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/7/2020

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:

If this course is approved by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition, this course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Colleen S - Herndon, VA  ·  Oct 27, 2019
5, good examples, for all health professionals
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Rowena D - Chula Vista, CA  ·  Oct 23, 2019
Current and relatable
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Layan A - Dubai, US  ·  Oct 15, 2019
It was an informative course
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Tina F - Portage, US  ·  Oct 02, 2019
Presenters years of experience and research based along with observational info.
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Ho Sil K - Riverside, CA  ·  Sep 18, 2019
I did not know a lot about this topic, but this class provided more information.
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ONLINE
Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00