- Dates: Course information will be available in fall 2018
- Credits: Up to 15.0 CPEs/up to 1.5 CEUs (see details below)
- For: Dieticians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians, and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women
About the Course
This activity will enable the learner to describe ways that appropriate nutrition services can improve pregnancy outcomes, describe the effect of maternal eating behaviors on birth outcomes and infant health status and development, and identify characteristics of model programs and counseling approaches for maternal and infant nutritional health.
Sponsored in Part by:
Health Resources and Services Administration/Maternal and Child Health Bureau through T79MC00007-27-01, Public Health Nutrition Training Grant. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the agency.
Food and Nutrition Services, US Department of Agriculture under Grant Agreement No. WIC-UNIV.MN-17. Financial support of this course provided by the Food and Nutrition Service cannot be interpreted as an endorsement of the views presented by the course speakers.
This activity (CPE Live Activity #134014 and Recorded Preapproved CPE Activity #135689) has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for up to 15.0 CPEs for the in-person and online programs in 2017.
The University of Minnesota College of Continuing Education awards up to 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is defined as 10 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable leadership, and qualified instruction.