The goal of this pregnancy outcome and nutritional status module is to provide dietitians, health educators and nurses with information on factors that may affect pregnancy outcome. Topics include risk factors for poor pregnancy outcome, nutrition and fertility, the development of diseases later in life and epigenetics. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify risk factors for poor pregnancy outcome
- Discuss the impact of the nutritional status of pregnant women on pregnancy outcome
- List three factors that influence the nutritional status of a pregnant woman
- Explain epigenetics and how it may be influenced by nutrition status
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators and nurses.
Dietitians: 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.
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: 2000, 2050, 3000, 3020, 4000, 4130, 5000, 5310
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).