MNT For Endometrial Cancer Survivors
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3020, 4000, 4040, 4180, 5150; Level 3
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.6
This continuing education course reviews the epidemiology of endometrial cancer, the increasing incidence of diagnosis, and how nutrition professionals can help reduce survivors’ risk of death from comorbid conditions and improve their quality of life through MNT.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the May 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
This program is not approved for continuing education credit for DTRs.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Demonstrate the need for weight management interventions in the usual care of endometrial cancer survivors.
- Evaluate current research outcomes related to weight management interventions in endometrial cancer survivors.
- Choose appropriate strategies to provide weight management interventions for this high-risk population.
Mary Beth Kavanagh, MS, RDN, LD is a senior instructor in the department of nutrition at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland who has been conducting research on endometrial cancer and weight management since 2005.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR