Nutrition for Chiropractors
Shavawn Forester & Stacey Bell
This course has been approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education. Check for your individual State status at the bottom of the page.
THE ONLINE LEARNER WILL EXPAND HIS/HER UNDERSTANDING OF NUTRITION.
THE COURSE OBJECTIVES INCLUDE:
Nutrition education is limited during chiropractic education, yet most chiropractors discuss the importance of eating a healthy diet with their patients. The purpose of this nutrition course is to provide sound and basic information to help better communicate with patients about nutrition. The modules were created by two individuals with doctorates in human nutrition and are both registered dietitians nutritionists. Topics included in the course include: carbohydrate, protein, and fat requirements. The importance of micronutrient overview (e.g., vitamins, minerals), human metabolism, weight management, fitness, and nutrition through their lifestyle.
- Module 1: The basics (1 hour)
- Module 2: Carbohydrates, Protein, & Fat (1 hour)
- Module 3: Micronutrients (1 hour)
- Module 4: Micronutrients (continued) (1 hour)
- Module 5: Body weight and diet (1 hour)
- Module 6: Exercise and life cycle (45 to 1 hour)
This course has been approved by:
State Board Approvals:
(AL, AR (2/2/20=12/31/20), AZ, CA (6/1/20-12/31/20), GA (2/1/20-12/31/20), HI, NM, NY (3/1/20-12/31/20), TX, WV, AB (2/9/20-6/30/20))
PACE Approved States:
AK, KS, ME, MA, MN, NV, NJ, NC, ND, SC, SD, TN, NS
Auto-Approved States (States not requiring applications):
CO, CT, DE, ID, IL, IA, MD, MI, MT, NE, OH, OR, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, DC, BC, MAN, ON, PEI, QB, YK
For PACE and Auto-Approved states, users are advised to check with their boards to ensure this is in accordance with state rules and regulations.
- All courses must be completed by 12/31/2020.
- After successfully purchasing your course, your course can be accessed through selecting the expand button listed below or through your CE profile page.
- Successful completion of the course requires an 80% or better on all quizzes.
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