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Nutrigenomics On-Demand Learning Series

The Nutrigenomics On-Demand Learning Series is a three-module course offering learners an introduction to the trending practice of genomics in nutrition.

Member Price $99.00

Nonmember Price $198.00

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Student Member Price: $39.00

This learning series is brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning.

The Nutrigenomics On-Demand Learning Series offers learners an introduction to the trending practice of genomics in nutrition. The three-module course will review genetics and genomics concepts, including an overview of genetics, direct-to-consumer testing, scope of practice, and a review of research. These modules engage users by presenting the information through videos, text, audio, interactive components, and case studies.

CPE Level: 1
CPEU: 4

Module 1: Introduction to Nutritional Genomics

  • Developers: Amy Ellis, PhD, MPH, RDN, LD and Rebekah Preston, MS, RDN, LD
  • Objectives:
    • Describe common types of genetic variation between individuals.
    • Define nutrigenetics and describe how this subfield of nutritional genomics may enhance tailoring of diet recommendations to individuals.
    • Identify specific single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that underlie certain gene diet interactions.
  • Performance Indicators:
    • 8.1.2 – Integrates knowledge of biological, physical, and social sciences with knowledge of food and nutrition to make decisions related to nutrition care.
    • 8.2.1 – Engages in educational activities to maintain knowledge and to obtain new knowledge of diseases and clinical conditions.
    • 8.2.3 – Analyzes new information and how it impacts medical nutrition therapy.

Module 2: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing and Clinical Genetic Testing

  • Developer: Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO
  • Objectives:
    • Analyze the utility of direct-to-consumer options on the market.
    • Decide if using direct-to-consumer testing is a part of the nutrition services you want to offer to clients so they can personalize their health goals.
    • Compare the roles that RDNs and certified genetics' counselors have in evaluating and communicating DTC testing efficacy and results.
  • Performance Indicators:
    • 1.3.1 – Recognizes actual or potential ethical issues and dilemmas encountered in practice
    • 8.3.2 – Differentiates between outdated and current evidence-based practice related to the management of diseases and clinical conditions
    • 10.1.4 – Determines appropriate service and referral needs based on screening data

Module 3: Ethical Considerations for Incorporating Nutrigenomics into Nutrition Counseling and Care

  • Developers: Amy Ellis, PhD, MPH, RDN, LD and Brooke Wickman, MS, RDN
  • Objectives:
    • Assess the current capabilities, limitations, and ethical considerations of genomics technologies and incorporating nutritional genomics into nutrition practice.
    • Identify the role that registered dietitian nutritionists have in advancing nutritional genomics and precision nutrition while remaining within their scope of practice.
  • Performance Indicators:
    • 1.1.6 – Recognizes and exercises professional judgement within the limits of individual qualifications.
    • 1.3.1 – Recognizes actual or potential ethical issues and dilemmas encountered in practice.
    • 1.3.3 – Uses ethical reasoning and decision-making processes to address ethical dilemmas.
    • 4.1.2 – Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making.

This product is approved for individual use only. Only the registered participant is eligible for continuing professional education units.

Immediately following the purchase, you will have access to this product in your personal eatrightCPE.org dashboard.

Release Date: March 14, 2023

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