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Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet

Brought to you by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Center for Professional Development with a special thank you to the content writer and presenter Suzanne Simpson, RD.

This module will cover the medical aspects of celiac disease (symptoms, screening, diagnosis) as well as the intricacies of the gluten-free diet including: ingredients and label reading, cross-contamination, hidden gluten sources and problem foods, assessment and follow-up and nutritional adequacy of the gluten-free diet.

CPEU Hours: 1.5
Level: 1
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5110, 4030, 8018, 8090, 2020

Objectives

  • Describe common symptoms of celiac disease.
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for celiac disease.
  • Read a food label and determine whether or not a food is gluten-free.
  • Ensure a gluten-free diet provides all of the nutrients for optimal health and nutrition.

This e-learning self-study includes web links to the FDA, US Food and Drug Administration’s guidance on gluten-free labeling, the Evidence Analysis Library for Academy Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines on Celiac Disease, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and additional Academy Individual Online Learning opportunities.

The course includes PDF files of the speaker presentations and handouts as well as a downloadable CPE certificate.

Immediately following purchase, you will receive an access email for the module. This email contains a link which will remain active for 30 days once the link has been activated by the user.

This product is approved for individual use only. Only the registered participant is eligible for continuing professional education units.

Please Note: Upon completion of your order, a link to access your purchase will be sent to the email address you have on file with the Academy. Please be sure your email address is accurate before submitting your order. If you have difficulty with your purchase, please contact sales@eatright.org. Thank you.

  • SKU: EL-CELIAC

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