Nutritional Aspects of Autoimmune Diseases
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2060, 3020, 5120; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 10.4.2
This continuing education course examines the nutritional aspects of autoimmune diseases that arise from natural disease progression and treatment. It provides RDs with the tools necessary to evaluate clients and provide appropriate and comprehensive nutritional treatment plans.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should have a better understanding of the disease process, nutritional challenges, and treatment options for patients with autoimmune diseases and be better able to:
- Define an autoimmune disease.
- List at least three major nutrition implications of autoimmune diseases and their treatments.
- Assess the nutritional status of patients with autoimmune diseases.
Lynnette Severy, MS, RD, CD, is a clinical dietitian at Multicare Health System in Tacoma, Washington.
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