MNT for Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases
This continuing education course reviews nutritional interventions for the more common inflammatory rheumatic diseases. Pharmacological and physical/occupational therapies are also addressed. Finally, counseling strategies for clinicians are provided.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the June/July 2023 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Distinguish between the common inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRDs).
- Develop appropriate care plans based on nutrition assessments for IRDs.
- Educate patients with IRDs on the potential nutritional benefits of special diets and supplements.
- Identify IRDs lacking evidence for nutrition intervention.
Course content was written by Tony Pipkin, MS, RDN, an Arkansas-based freelance writer focused on nutrition and autoimmune disorders.
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 are at the learner’s discretion.
- 2.00 CDR