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Folic Acid  - CE208-60
Folic Acid
The Hope for the Future

CE208-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susan L. Bailie, RN, MPH, ONC and Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD
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The goal of this continuing education program is to give dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, EMTs and paramedics, fitness professionals, health educators, nurses and physicians an overview of the benefits of dietary folate and folic acid supplementation in the prevention of neural tube defects and other health problems. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:  
  • Define neural tube defects and their effects on children
  • Describe ways to increase the folate level in women of childbearing age
  • Identify health problems that are reduced by folic acid

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/16/2016

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