Nutrition’s Role in Managing COVID-19
This continuing education course examines dietary nutrients and their potential immune-supportive role in preventing severe COVID-19 outcomes, and how RDs can educate clients on evidence-based diet patterns.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the April 2023 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Counsel clients on the micronutrients and polyphenols that may play a role in protecting against severe COVID-19 infection.
- Distinguish common nutrient deficiencies and groups at highest risk.
- Educate patients on best diet practices that support immune health.
Course content was written by Danielle VenHuizen, MS, RDN, a Seattle-based dietitian and owner of Food/Sense Nutrition.
The faculty and planners for this activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
An "ineligible company" includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU).
RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.
- 2.00 CDR