Nutrition Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Gastroenterologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 5 (NUT5) Topics Include:  Abnormalities in Nutritionrelated Functions of the Liver, Diet and Lifestyle Modifications with Cancer, Nutrition and the Bariatric Patient, Role of Nutrition after Stroke, and more. 

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Course Topics

Chronic Liver Disease

Diagnose conditions caused by abnormalities in nutritionrelated functions of the liver; Treat patients with complications associated with chronic liver disease; Recognize the impact of malnutrition and frailty on longterm survival in patients with chronic liver disease; Individualize dietary recommendations in patients with decompensated liver disease; Elaborate on strategies underlying emerging therapies for hepatitis B virus infection.

Joy of Pediatrics /Vitamin D

Identify factors related to well-being that are within a physician?s control; Perform reflection exercises to increase professional fulfillment and improve well-being; Provide a list of foods rich in vitamin D to patients; Recognize laboratory and clinical manifestations of vitamin D deficiency; Prescribe vitamin D supplementation to children at risk for deficiency.

Cancer of the GI Tract

Consider evidence-based treatments that focus on treatment of cancer as a metabolic disease; Recommend diet and lifestyle modifications to enhance prevention and treatment of cancer; Recognize the changing demographics of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC); Identify unique features of CRC in patients

Red Book Update /Infant Nutrition

List recent updates in the Red Book and in organizational guidelines for common infectious diseases in children; Use the interferon-? release assays to diagnose infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis; Adjust the administration schedule for the measlesmumps-rubella vaccine during outbreaks and after exposure; Mitigate postnatal growth restriction in preterm infants; Identify infants who require fortification of nutrition after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit.

Managing the Patient Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Assist patients in implementing appropriate eating and behavioral habits in preparation for bariatric surgery; Establish goals for preoperative nutritional consultation before bariatric surgery; Recognize changes related to eating and lifestyle that patients commonly experience after bariatric surgery; Identify deficiencies of vitamins and minerals in patients who have undergone bariatric surgery; Provide patients with effective endoscopic options for bariatric surgery.

Reimbursement for Medications /Nutrition and Organ Transplantation

Guide patients in finding assistance programs for uncovered medical expenses; Navigate the prior authorization and appeals process for treatments denied by a patient?s insurance company; Use the liver frailty index to stratify risk in patients with end-stage liver disease; Provide recommendations for exercise and nutrition to patients with end-stage liver disease; Motivate patients to participate in prehabilitation.

Optimizing Diet to Prevent Disease and Improve Health

Compare protein sources with higher and lower ratios of polyunsaturated fats to saturated fats; Summarize the EAT-Lancet Commission?s report on the factors projected to be involved in feeding the world?s population by the year 2050; Recognize the varying environmental impacts and sustainability of various protein sources; Recommend specific limits on consumption of red meat; Cite the public health benefits of effective preventive health strategies.

Cancers Associated with the Gastrointestinal Tract

Assess fecal samples in patients starting immunotherapy; Recommend dietary interventions for a patient with metastatic melanoma; Cite results of research into diet and immunotherapy for melanoma; Optimize nonoperative management of rectal cancer after chemoradiotherapy; Perform stenting of obstructing sigmoid colon cancer

Poststroke Treatment

Identify the differential diagnosis in a patient with symptoms of poststroke depression; Assess a patient?s risk for depression after a stroke based on the location of the cerebral lesion; Provide patients with effective nonpharmacologic options to treat poststroke depression; Recognize mechanisms of neuroplasticity that underlie the recovery of motor function after stroke; Maximize the role of exercise and nutrition in recovery after stroke.

Conditions of the Small Intestine

Describe the two types of tests used to diagnose small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; List the recommendations from the American College of Gastroenterology and the North American Consensus on the diagnosis and treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; Discuss the difference between obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and suspected small bowel bleeding; Recognize the benefits and limitations of various endoscopic methods of evaluating the small bowel; Review the recommendations from the American College of Gastroenterology on assessment of patients with suspected small bowel bleeding.


Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:   Obesity, DiabetesPediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, and Alternative Medicine.

If you have taken the current Nutrition CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Nutrition plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.