Dietary and Lifestyle Strategies for the Management of Endometriosis

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4180, 5120
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.6
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 740

This continuing education course reviews the common presentations of endometriosis, its pathophysiology, allopathic treatments, and dietary management of the disease.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the common clinical presentation of endometriosis, its potential causes, and allopathic treatment.
  2. Provide dietary recommendations to patients with endometriosis for symptom reduction and slowed disease progression.
  3. Discuss evidence-based reasons for making suggestions to patients with endometriosis to reduce their exposure to environmental hazards such as dioxins, Bisphenol A, pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics.
  4. Provide recommendations to patients with endometriosis for the use of supplements and give the rationale for supplement use.
  5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of estrogen metabolism.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
01/19/2016
Course expires: 
01/18/2019
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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Danielle Cook, MS, RD, CDE, is director of integrative medicine at Vital Health Institute, an integrative practice specializing in women’s health issues in central California.

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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/19/2016
Course expires: 
01/18/2019

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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