Continuing Education for Health Professionals

All webinars are conducted via the AnyMeeting Webinar platform.

The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists designates for each webinar a maximum of 2 continuing education credits for the Certified Nutrition Specialist® 

To participate in a given webinar, follow the available links to 1) register for the session and 2) remit your payment using the PayPal Buy Now button below.

 

Rebecca’s Top 10 Herbs to Use in Practice
October 25th, 2017, Wednesday 7-9 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe how herbal medicine integrates with nutritional therapy and practice
  • Identify 10 key herbs and 1-2 benefits
  • Identify dry herb equivalent on herb supplement labels to identify proper dose
  • Choose a variety of methods for integrating herbs into practice – capsules, teas, tinctures or in food.

Content

  • The context of herbal medicine – history, tradition
  • Comparing modern and traditional literature on herbal medicine
  • A review of Rebecca’s top 10 herbs – efficacy, dosing, safety
    • Milk thistle, ashwaganda, garlic, triphala, turmeric, chamomile, kava, licorice, reishi, vitex

Register here.




 

Cancer: Integrative Nutrition
November 14th, 2017, Tuesday 7-9 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how to reduce side effects of oncology treatment
  • Ask pertinent questions for prostate and breast cancer patients to tailor nutritional approach
  • Provide comprehensive support for cervical, breast and prostate cancer patients including supplements, food and lifestyle changes

Content

  • About cancer: statistics, nomenclature, types, environmental factors, effects on the body
  • Cachexia: lab markers, upregulated cytokines, types
  • Nutritional support: amino acids, omega 3 fatty acids, anti-inflammatory compounds
  • Oncology treatment and side effects
  • Nutritionist’s Role
  • Dietary factors that decrease risk
  • Case studies

Register here.




Marketing and Developing Your Practice
December 5th, 2017, Tuesday 12-2 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses that inhibit success in private practice
  • Identify key ways they can stretch outside their comfort zone to build their private practice
  • Identify 3 key steps to take in the next 2-3 months to build their private practice

Content

  • Private practice—pros and cons
  • Running a successful practice
    • Healing presence, meet people where they are, thorough plan, follow-through, clear communication, clinical tools
  • The many hats we wear in private practice – Administrative/bookkeeping, marketing, entrepreneur, nutritionist
  • Types of office partnerships
  • Marketing ideas
  • How to build partnerships
  • Client retention—expectations, high value service
  • Ethics in private practice

Register here.

 

 

Best Clinical Strategies, Meal Planning, Integrative Tools
January 18th, 2018, Thursday 12-2 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Set healthier boundaries with clients regarding cancellations, emails and fees
  • Identify cases where dietary analysis would be useful to perform
  • Identify best times to order labwork and how to coordinate with medical professionals
  • Be more confidant in their approach to clients.

Content

  • Clear communication and boundaries, challenging conversations
  • Components of the consult, flow of the consult
  • Assessment Tools: laboratory, clinic, qualitative
  • Meal Planning, dietary analysis, choosing the right meal plan

Register here.



 

Rebecca’s Top 10 Dietary Supplements to Use in Practice
February 27th, 2018, Tuesday 7-9 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate the use of food versus supplements for nutritional deficiencies and increased nutrient needs
  • Identify best quality supplements
  • Identify poor quality excipients and ingredients in supplements
  • Name some key benefits of 10 supplements

Content

  • Supplements vs Prescriptions – toxicity, safety, dose-response relationship
  • Types of dietary supplements
  • Quality of ingredients
  • Factors that increase need in various populations
  • Monographs on 10 dietary supplements including information on efficacy, quality and safety
    • MVM, Probiotics, Fish Oil, Vitamin D, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Iron, CoQ10

Register here.

 

 

Advanced Coaching Skills & Motivational Interviewing

March 5th, 2018, Monday 12-2 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hours

Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify client resistance in a clinical setting
  • Explore client ambivalence to facilitate behavior change
  • Build client efficacy through dialogue in the clinical setting
  • Support client’s readiness to change through reflection, active listening and other coaching tools

Content

  • 6 recorded client sessions, cases include weight loss, bipolar disorder, fertility, and weight gain/ hypermetabolism
  • Exercises to identify resistance, ambivalence, readiness to change
  • Strategies to support clients through stages of readiness, toward change
  • Strategies to reduce resistance

Register here.

 

Functional Digestive Issues & Disorders
April 26th, 2018, Thursday 12-2 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hoursObjectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify 7 key functional imbalances through clinical and symptom picture
  • Differentiate key factors that contribute to IBS and how to address those factors with food and supplements
  • Differentiate strategies for GERD based on symptom patterns

Content

  • 5 R’s –remove, replace, reinoculate, repair, rebalance
  • Dysbiosis
  • Gut Hypersensitivity
  • Low Grade Inflammation
  • Intestinal hyper-permeability
  • Upper GI function, hyper and hypochlorydia
  • Gall bladder function

Register here.

 

Weight Loss
May 17th, 2018, Thursday 7-9 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hoursObjectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate when standard dietary and lifestyle strategies are insufficient for achieving weight loss
  • Use an assessment tool for 6 key physiological imbalances that can challenge weight loss goals
  • Apply targeted herbs and supplements for client’s that are struggling to lose weight with diet and exercise alone

Content

  • Dietary and lifestyle factors that affect weight loss
    • Dietary intake, activity, sleep, stress response
  • Physiological factors that challenge weight loss
    • Insulin dysregulation, stress, neuroendocrine disruption, thyroid, inflammation, gut-brain connection, detoxification
  • Supplements that address each area

Register here.

 

 

Women’s Health – Thyroid, Perimenopause & Fertility
June 5th, 2018, Tuesday 12-2 pm EST, Cost: $40, 2 CEU hoursObjectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key nutritional imbalances that contribute to unexplained infertility, PCOS, peri-menopause, and PMS
  • Use BBT and other clinical diagnostic tools for the nutritionist
  • Differentiate best supplements and dietary plans for key female disorders

Content

  • Nutritional approaches to female infertility
  • Nutritional approach to PCOS
  • Nutritional approach to perimenopause
  • The interplay of thyroid, adrenal and female reproductive health
  • Case studies

Register here.