The New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy has recognized Relias Learning, LLC as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
Relias LLC is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #1902008TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas.
This course is not approved as meeting the ethics and professional requirements for Texas physical therapists or physical therapist assistants.
The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
Oklahoma Physical Therapy Advisory Committee has approved this course under Category B. Approval # 202111190. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. Learning objectives B. Nutrition and cardiac rehab C. Nutrition management of cardiovascular disease Section 2: Blood pressure/hypertension A. Stages of hypertension B. Blood pressure goals C. Treatment of hypertension D. Strong evidence based recommendations E. American Heart Association recommendations F. DASH Dietary Pattern G. Sodium (recommendations, cutting sodium, label reading) H. Beyond sodium (potassium, magnesium, calcium) I. Alcohol J. Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Section 3: Lipids A. Goals B. Diet Recommendations LDL lowering C. AND Position Paper recommendations D. Fats (saturated, trans, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated) E. Dietary cholesterol F. Protein substitutions and preparation tips G. Label reading H. Eating for LDL Lowering (fiber, whole grains, omega 3 fatty acids, phytosterols, nuts, alcohol, antioxidants) I. Simplified heart health eating J. How to raise HDL cholesterol K. How to lower triglycerides L. Meal plan summary M. References
Ms. Ackerman earned a Bachelor of Science in dietetics with a minor in science and food service administration from Central Michigan University. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition at Rush University in 1993. She has 25 years of experience as a clinical dietitian and diabetes educator working in a variety of setting including large in-patient, teaching hospitals; community hospitals; county health departments and outreach networks. She currently serves as the coordinator of a disease management program and medical nutrition services for a community hospital and is also an experienced lecturer, presenting educational programs in a variety of settings. Her professional associations include the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Disclosure: Paula Ackerman, MS, RD, CDE has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.