Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Free 1.5 CEUs: Nutrition & Diabetes! On Demand Webinar.

Welcome to Academy Medical System's Free Short Course. This course is Lesson 3 of an on-demand course entitled, "Nutrition and Chronic Disease Management." The entire series (9 CEs) is available in the On Demand Presentations catalog.
Who Should Be Interested:
Dietitians, Dietary Managers, Nurses, Exercise Physiologists, PTs, OTs, and any clinican caring for patients with chronic diseases.
Course Accreditation Information

Marli Carlson, BA-BPA, RD, CDE
Topics:I. MNT Goals:
A. Achieve and maintain blood glucose, lipid and blood pressure goals.
B. Prevent or slow development of chronic complications by modifying food choices and lifestyle.
C. Individualize the mal plan based on personal and cultural preferences and willingness to change.
D. Maintain pleasure of eating.
E. Meet nutritional needs for different stages of the lifecycle.
F. Provide self-management education for those treated with insulin.
II. Nutrition assessment
A. Energy balance
B. Carbohydrate
C. Fat and cholesterol
D. Protein
E. Alcohol
F. Micronutrients
III. Recommendations
A. Diabetes Prevention
B. Type 2
C. Type 1
D. Pregnancy/Lactation
E. Older Adults
Behavioral/Learning Objectives:
  1. State 3 goals of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for Diabetes.
  2. Describe one component of the nutritional management of diabetes.
  3. Describe one nutrition intervention for a specific diabetes population.
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Accreditation Information

Nurses – Academy Medical Systems is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
Academy Medical Systems (AMS) is also a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider #CEP14413.
AMS is also a provider approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, provider #50-19.
Iowa Nurses – The Iowa Board of Nurses will recognize the recorded webinars as a home study program. They recognize our ANCC approved provider status as well as our CA and Fl Board of Nursing provider approval for home study products for nurses in Iowa.
All other states recognize our approved provider status listed in the above text for continuing education credit for nurses.
1.5 contact hours will be rewarded to nursing professionals at the completion of this workshop.
Dietitians - Academy Medical Systems is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material.
Certified Dietary Managers – The Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM) has approved this course for 1.5 general hours, approval # 29973 through 9/15/11.
Occupational Therapist - Occupational Therapist will receive 1.5, continuing education hours for completion this program and a test score of 70% or better. AMS is an approved provider for the AOTA , provider # 5470.  This course is an intermediate education level.
Exercise Physiologist – ACSM recognizes AMS’s approved provider status with the ANCC and will honor our continuing education for Certified Exercise Physiologist recertification purposes.
Certified Athletic Trainers – Academy Medical Systems is recognized by the Board of Certification (BOC) to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. 1.5 hours will be awarded at the completion of this program.
Physical Therapists - PTs and PTAs in the following states will receive 1.5 contact hours for completion of this course: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, GA (Class 1), HI, IA, ID, IN, KS (Cat 2), KY,  MA, ME, MI, MN (Cat 2), MO, MS, MT, NE, NM, ND, OK (Cat 2), OR, RI, SC, SD, UT, VA (Type 2), VT, VI, WA, WI, WY.
We are an approved provider to offer continuing competency courses to CA PTs, approval date 4/5/10.  The following state boards recognize other state’s approval: AL, AZ, GA (Class 1), KY, MO, MS, OK (Cat 2), WI.
Because each state’s continuing education requirements for physical therapists is subject to change, please verify this information with your state board. Thank you.

1 comment:

  1. This is dated January 4, 2012. Already expired by the Academy's standards!