Nutrition Continuing Education

Information and Resources for Local Agencies


MN WIC Program

Seminars/Workshops/Conferences/Webinars
Interactive/Teleseminars
Self-Study Courses (Web, Audio, Book)


Seminars/Workshops/Conferences/Webinars

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

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Interactive Teleseminars

None currently available.

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Self-Study Courses (Web, Audio, Book)

The following courses are listed on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) website as eligible for Continuing Education credits for Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians, Registered. MDH has not evaluated the content of these courses. Local agencies should evaluate the appropriateness of course content before registering for a course. Nurses are responsible for determining whether an activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Counseling

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: Helping Patients Change Behavior.
Skelly Publishing. Learn to use Motivational Interviewing to help your clients change behavior.

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Self-Study Courses (Web, Audio, Book)

The following courses are listed on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) website as eligible for Continuing Education credits for Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians, Registered. MDH has not evaluated the content of these courses. Local agencies should evaluate the appropriateness of course content before registering for a course. Nurses are responsible for determining whether an activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Pediatric Nutrition and Feeding

Introduction of Solid Foods.
CE Nurse. The goal of this program is to update dietitians’ knowledge of basic nutrition and solid food introduction for the well child.

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.

An Integrative Approach to Childhood Obesity.
Cornell University. Discusses serious health consequences associated with the childhood obesity epidemic, demonstrates that conventional treatments show poor results, and presents an integrative approach to childhood obesity that involves diet, physical activity and parenting.

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.

Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents.
Care2learn. This course discusses the causes and prevalence of obesity in our society, as well as the risk factors associated with obesity in children. The student will become acquainted with the proper obesity assessment and classification methods and explore the benefits and risks of noninvasive weight loss therapy.

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.

Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense Continuing Education Program.
Ellyn Satter. This paper and pencil program is designed to increase mastery of Ellyn Satter’s feeding dynamics principles.

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Self-Study Courses (Web, Audio, Book)

The following courses are listed on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) website as eligible for Continuing Education credits for Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians, Registered. MDH has not evaluated the content of these courses. Local agencies should evaluate the appropriateness of course content before registering for a course. Nurses are responsible for determining whether an activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

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.

Weight Gain during Pregnancy: Reexamining the Guidelines.
Cornell University. Describes the review process and underlying science that the recent Institute of Medicine committee went through to update the recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy.

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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Self-Study Courses (Web, Audio, Book)

The following courses are listed on the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) website as eligible for Continuing Education credits for Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians, Registered. MDH has not evaluated the content of these courses. Local agencies should evaluate the appropriateness of course content before registering for a course. Nurses are responsible for determining whether an activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

General Nutrition

    Family Food Decision Making.
    Cornell University. Discusses family food decision-making, a complex process that involves interaction among family members within the context of the greater community. Understanding this process can help community practitioners engage with families and identify points where it may be possible for them to make changes in what they eat.

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