Nutrition Continuing Education Resources

Nutrition Continuing Education Resources

MN WIC Program

Nutrition Conferences and Workshops
Online Training Resources
Self-Study Courses

Nutrition Conferences and Workshops

Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND), April 18-20, 2018 Minneapolis, MN

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference, July 21-24 2018 Minneapolis, MN

10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, July 15-18 2019 Anaheim, CA

National WIC Association Nutrition and Breastfeeding Conference, September 24-27, 2018 New Orleans, LA

Molly Kellogg's Counseling Intensive for Nutrition Professionals
Various locations and dates

Breastfeeding Conferences and Trainings

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Online Training Resources

Free Online Training Resources for WIC Staff Development (WORD)

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Self-Study Courses

MDH has not evaluated the content of these courses. Local agencies should evaluate the appropriateness of course content before registering for a course.


Commission on Dietetic Registration Searchable Database of Continuing Professional Development
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Molly Kellogg's Counseling Tips for Nutrition Therapists: Practice Workbook Series.
Gain skills for your counseling toolbox. Purchase the Home Study workbooks for the Continuing Education credits.

Molly Kellogg's Steps to Counseling Excellence.
Motivational interviewing forms the foundation of this practical program. The focus here is on the basic counseling skills that are essential for quality health behavior counseling. The program is all on-line.

Motivational Interviewing in Nutrition and Fitness
Skelly Publishing. Learn how to apply MI specifically for nutrition, food and activity, and help your clients move toward positive change.

Pediatric Nutrition and Feeding

Nutrition for Infants and Young Children.
Wolf Rinke. Assess common feeding problems and describe solutions. Evaluate nutritional status of infants and young children.

Picky Eaters.
CE Nurse. Lists developmental causes of picky eating. Discusses realistic solutions to toddlers' picky eating.

Obesity in Young Children.
CE Nurse. The goal of this program is to update dietitians' knowledge of basic nutrition and fitness for the well child.

Preventing Childhood Obesity.
Continuing Education. Sedentary children become obese, but healthy habits can be learned early in life with systematic attention to diet and activity routines offered by parents, day-care providers, preschool administrators, and teachers. The author provides practical, proven age-appropriate diet, nutrition and exercise/activity strategies for youngsters.

Childhood and Adolescent Nutrition.
Continuing Education. Covers nutrition from weaning through adolescence. Topics include: growth, development, weight control, food sensitivities, exercise, eating problems, pre-teen dieting, supplementation, hyperactivity, allergies, and much more.

Maternal Nutrition

Nutrition for Pregnancy and Lactation.
Wolf Rinke. Utilize a five part nutritional assessment process plan. Learn effective nutritional intervention strategies. Recognize the physiological changes in pregnancy and how they affect nutritional needs and feeding strategies.

Maternal and Infant Nutrition.
Continuing Education. This comprehensive course updates information on all aspects of nutrition from birth through weaning. Special attention is given to breastfeeding, lactation problems, nutritional needs of infants and breastfeeding mothers, bottle feeding, formulas, introducing solid foods and weaning.

Nutrition for Women Part I: Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Continuing Education. This new edition includes important revised recommendations for pregnancy weight gain from the Institute of Medicine and the American Diabetes Assn. Updated topics include: Vitamin D and PMS, oral contraceptives; adolescent pregnancies; online tools and resources; epigenics and pregnancy; gestational and pregestational diabetes.

Nutrition for Women Part II: Diet and Diseases of Lifestyle.
Continuing Education. Stresses prevention of chronic disease and provides practical information on evaluating diets and developing healthy eating skills. Chapters include weight management, the immune system, antioxidants, heart disease and breast cancer prevention, osteoporosis and menopause.

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