The goal of this program is to empower nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, school nutritionists, fitness professionals, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians and radiologic technologists to help themselves or help patients evaluate dietary recommendations and make lifestyle changes to better manage their weight. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the prevalence and effects of overweight and obesity in the U.S.
- Discuss how diet and exercise contribute to weight management
- List four traits shared by those who have maintained weight loss
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, and radiologic technologists.
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 is a level 1 course with suggested learning codes of 3000, 3005, 3020, 4000, 4040, 4090, 5000, 5370.
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).