This course will help healthcare professionals understand what nutrigenomics testing is, how genetic variation can guide nutrition recommendations, and how this can be implemented into practice to provide patients with individually tailored dietary and other lifestyle-related information based on their DNA. The goal of this continuing education course is to teach healthcare providers in acute care how genetic variation can guide nutrition recommendations.
Approved for 2.00 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.
Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.00 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition
Should Our DNA Determine What We Eat?
Patients’ Access to Genetic Testing
Examples of Genes Used IN Genetic Tests
Regulation and Ethics
What to Look for in a Genetic Test
Practical Uses of Nutrigenomic Testing
Working as a Team
Section 3: Clinical Vignette
Section 4: Conclusion
Nanci S. Guest, PhD(c), MSc, RD, CSCS, , is a registered dietitian, personal trainer, and strength and conditioning coach. Disclosure: Nanci S. Guest, PhD(c), MSc, RD, CSCS has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN worked as a critical care nurse in an Intensive Care Unit of a community hospital and that experience provided significant training in caring for older adults. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college as she received her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as Subject Matter Expert and Curriculum Designer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Subject Matter Expert: Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND
Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND is a SME Writer focused on topics related to food, nutrition & dietetics for Relias. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and has been a certified diabetes educator since 2003. Ms. Stefanski earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and a master's degree in Adult Education with a special focus on distance learning. She was an adjunct instructor in the Stabler Department of Nursing at York College of Pennsylvania for 13 years. Stefanski is the owner of Stefanski Nutrition Services where she specializes in pediatric nutrition, diabetes, gastrointestinal issues and sports nutrition. Stefanski serves as national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.Disclosure: Julie Stefanski, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDCES, FAND has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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