Oncology Nutrition Fundamentals Online Course

Live Webinar

This course is designed for the newly practicing oncology registered dietitian nutritionist and for those preparing to take the CSO exam. The course will provide a broad overview of topics.

  • Release Date: January 14, 2021
  • SKU LOONFOC111220
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Thursday, January 14, 2021 3 – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time)*
Thursday, January 21, 2021 3 – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time)
Thursday, January 28, 2021 3 – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time)

*The first session will provide instruction for 90 minutes. The second and third session will be 60-75 minutes of instruction with answers to attendee's questions.

This course will cover cancer basics such as types of cancer and expected treatment course. It will also cover nutrition assessment and nutrition intervention for the cancer patient across the continuum of care. This course will help RDNs become more proficient in their care of the oncology patient by gaining a broad overview of topics.

In addition to the weekly course content, the course will include an online networking opportunity to connect with other attendees to discuss and ask additional questions of moderators.

CPEU: 4.5
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 5150, 5440, 3005
Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 10.2.4

Session Moderators:

Heather Bell-Temin, MS, RDN, CSO, LD, FAND
Jeannine Mills, MS, RDN CSO, LD
Maria Petzel, RDN, CSO, LD, CNSC, FAND


Daphne Burnett, APRN-CN

Daphne Burnett is a Nurse Navigator for GI Surgical Oncology services at The University of Oklahoma's Stephenson Cancer Center. She graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford Oklahoma with a BSN and from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with an MSN and Clinical Nurse Specialist degree. She is nearing completion of studies for her Doctorate in Nursing Practice.

Leah Hoffman, PhD, RDN, LD, CNSC

Leah Hoffman graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's Coordinated Program and became a registered dietitian in 2008. She worked as a clinical dietitian while attending graduate school, where she focused on research related to nutrition care in perioperative pancreatic surgery. After completing her PhD at OUHSC in 2014 and becoming faculty, she has continued to focus her research program on improving nutrition care for cancer survivors.

  • Release Date: January 14, 2021
  • SKU LOONFOC111220