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.

 

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.

 

 

Business Logistics:  Ordering Lab tests, Supplements, Superbills, Coding
December 7th, 2017, Thursday 7:30 – 9 pm EST, Cost: $25, there are NO CEU’s for this webinarTopics covered include

  • Generating superbills for clients, using CPT and ICD10 codes
  • Methods and reasons for ordering labs
  • Logistics of working with various laboratory companies
  • Logistics of recommending supplements to clients

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.