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Understanding & Preventing Foodborne Illness - RD19
Understanding & Preventing Foodborne Illness
RD19 l 2.00 contact hrs
by Joyce K. Wilkins, RD, MS
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The goal of this continuing education program is to teach professionals how to prevent foodborne illness in the work environment and at home. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to —
  • Discuss the most common causes of foodborne illness, and five reasons why it is likely to occur more often.
  • Identify groups at special risk for foodborne illness.
  • Identify the primary symptoms of foodborne illness and explain why it is often misdiagnosed.
  • Explain why certain pathogens are described as “emerging” and what that means for foodhandling operations.
  • Name the seven most prevalent pathogens and discuss their origin, effects and preventive measures to combat their spread.
  • Explain the concept of cross contamination and outline methods of prevention.

Accreditation Information
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
ContinuingEducation.com is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 8040, 8110
ContinuingEducation.com is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 12/31/2014

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Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. ContinuingEducation.com guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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