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Physiological Changes Alter Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy - CHES30
Physiological Changes Alter Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy

CHES30 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Dale Ames Kline, RD, MS, CNSC, LD and Rachel Meltzer Warren
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The goal of this course is to provide dietitians, health educators and pharmacists with information on how nutrient needs are altered during pregnancy due to physiological changes brought on by pregnancy. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy.
  • Explain how these physiological changes alter nutrient needs during pregnancy.
  • Discuss how omega-3 fatty acids affect both the mother and developing fetus.
  • Identify good food sources of omega-3 fatty acids.  

Approval Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators and pharmacists.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by ContinuingEducation.com, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/15/2015

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