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Spring Symposium
Our 6th Annual event will be May 19–22, at the Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, AZ. Registration is closed but follow all the happenings on Twitter with the hashtag #TDinAZ.

Stay tuned for details on our 2020 Spring Symposium!
April CE Specials
Limited Time Offer
We're offering professionals like you access to every 2-credit self-study course and 1-credit webinar we offer... FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE!* Now through Friday, May 3, become a Lifetime CE Member for just $599! In addition to all the courses and webinars, Lifetime Members also will receive a 25% discount on the then-published registration fee of any live event we present, including our annual Spring Symposium! Visit to take advantage of this chance of a lifetime. Offer ends Friday, May 3, 2019, at 11:59 PM EDT. *Terms and conditions apply.

April Course Discount
During the entire month of April, when you buy one of our self-study courses, you automatically earn another one FREE! Choose the courses you want from our online catalog, place them in your cart, and use the coupon code APRILBOGO to get a free course for every one you buy. Offer ends Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at 11:59 PM EDT. Click here for details »
Upcoming Live Webinars
Pediatric Lipids and an Update on Fats
In this webinar on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 2–3 pm EDT, S. Skyler Griggs, MS, RD, LDN, and Jacob Hartz, MD, MPH, a multidisciplinary team from Boston Children’s Hospital’s Department of Cardiology, will examine current assessment strategies and lifestyle modifications to treat hyperlipidemia in the pediatric population. Click here to register »

Malnutrition Documentation Throughout the Continuum of Care: Improving Payment and Quality Outcomes
In this joint Becky Dorner webinar on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 2–3 pm EDT, Wendy Phillips, MS, RD, CD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND, explains the payment structures that can be improved in hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term facilities, and ambulatory care clinics when malnutrition is accurately identifies and documented. Best practices for medical record documentation will be shared to enhance the recognition of malnutrition when it is “present on admission.” Click here to register »

Cultivating Confidence: How to Communicate Food Peace
In this webinar on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 2–3 pm EDT, Sara Upson, M.Ed., RD, LD, CEDRD, will enhance your ability to communicate food peace and cultivate confident eating by your clients. Click here to register »

Transforming the Mindset of Hunger
In this webinar on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 2–3 PM EDT, Clancy Cash Harrison, MS, RDN, FAND, will review two common misconceptions surrounding food insecurity and explain how making one simple change will improve health outcomes. This topic will be examined even further by Clancy in another upcoming presentation. Click here to register »
Recorded Webinars
Modern Day Human Magnesium Requirements: The RDN's Role
In this complimentary 1-CEU recorded webinar, leading experts Andrea Rosanoff, PhD, and Stella Lucia Volpe, PhD, RDN, ACSM-CEP, FACSM, provide an updated review to help RDs better assess clients' magnesium status in relation to age and gender, help clients adjust magnesium intake, and make appropriate recommendations for magnesium supplementation. Sponsored by Nature Made®. Click here to register »

Changing the Conversation: Culinary Techniques to Meet the Needs of a Client’s Diagnosis Without Sacrificing Flavor for Diabetes & Heart Disease
In this complimentary 1-CEU recorded webinar, presented by Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN, and Chef Julie Harrington, RD, learn how to educate your clients with evidence‑based science, translated through food along with behavior change techniques. Learn how to evaluate clients’ cooking skills and confidence in the kitchen to set realistic food-focused behavior change goals. Sponsored by The Egg Nutrition Center. Click here to register »

Goal Diggers: Helping People Change Habits With Positivity and a Non‑Diet, Values‑Driven Approach
In this complimentary 1-CEU recorded webinar, creator of the Body Kindness philosophy, book, and podcast Rebecca Scritchfield, MA, RDN, EP-C, will introduce the science behind the weight inclusive (non-diet) approach and the art of using this approach to achieve positive health and well-being outcomes for people with weight concerns. Sponsored by Love One Today®. Click here to register »

Dietary Influences on the Human Gastrointestinal Microbiota
Much work remains to delineate the interrelationships between the gastrointestinal microbiome and human health; however, it is clear that diet is a contributing factor to these relationships. In this complimentary 1-CEU recorded webinar, Dr. Hannah Holscher, PhD, RD, will explore the latest research relating to gastrointestinal microbiome and human health and provide RDNs with actionable strategies for counseling patients and clients. Sponsored by HI! Happy Inside. Click here to register »

Ethnic Cuisine: A Bridge to Health Equity
This recorded webinar presented by Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN, will provide RDNs a new solution-oriented perspective and pathway to transforming the health of populations of African descent, by helping them to better understand what a "healthy diet" is and celebrating the eating patterns and foods of their heritage. Barriers to health in African Americans, as well as effective communication and culinary tools to address these barriers, will be discussed. Click here to register »

Weight Stigma: Keys to Understanding
This recorded webinar presented by Carrie Dennett, MPH, RDN, CD, will review the growing body of research identifying negative physical and psychosocial health consequences of weight stigma, and attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to critically assess obesity research and evaluate their own biases and assumptions, enabling them to provide better patient care. Click here to register »
Recently Posted
April CPE Monthly: Predictors of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery
This continuing education course reviews the determinants of inadequate weight loss and/or weight regain after bariatric surgery. Early intervention by bariatric RDs who can identify the determinants of regain often can reduce patient risk of significant weight regain and also assist in patient selection for candidates seeking revision or conversion surgeries.

Health Risks of Excessive Sugar Consumption
This continuing education course examines some of the main roles of sugars in the body, describes various conditions that are exacerbated by excessive refined sugar and added sugar intake, and suggests strategies RDs can use to help clients limit simple refined sugars in their diets.

Complementary Integrative Nutrition
This continuing education course examines the most compelling areas of research about complementary nutrition, including Ayurvedic medicine, functional medicine, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine, each of which has components related to diet and nutrition, and explores the role each may play in helping to prevent and treat a variety of health conditions.

Strategies for Reducing Dietary Intake of Refined Sugar
This continuing education course explores the factors behind food cravings and discusses research regarding strategies for successful reduction of various refined sugar intake.
20 CEU Gut Health Program
Functional Nutrition Approaches to Gut Health
This 20-CEU module is a comprehensive, self-study curriculum designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge to identify root causes of patients’ digestive symptoms and will provide the insight necessary to choose appropriate strategies for resolving GI issues and promote optimal gut health through nutrition and lifestyle-based interventions. This program is accredited by Nutrition Mission® and all modules, quizzes and credit claiming take place on the Gut Health Network website. Click here for more details and to watch the preview video »
Expiring Soon
Recorded Webinar: Energy for Productivity and Peak Performance
In this 1-CEU recorded webinar, Dr. Jo® Lichten, PhD, RDN, author of REBOOT, will share the science behind energy for peak performance and offer recommendations for optimal energy management involving strategic shifts in the way we eat, think, move, and sleep to boost energy, focus, and productivity. Expires for credit on June 20, 2019, at 11:59 PM EDT.