The following links connect you to programs that offer CPEs on-line to dietitians. As this information changes, please check the continuing professional database at www.cdrnet.org to verify that the self-study program is still pre-approved by CDR. Be mindful that many of the programs have expired dates designated.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Online certificate of training programs, web-based: 24/7 On Demand E-Learning, Free CPEs for members
Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
You can complete the quizzes for the free CPE
articles in JADA online. Go to the 's website, click on "For Members" on the top
menu bar. Log in and access My Journal Quiz in the left menu bar.
Each month, Today's Dietitian publishes an article
and examination on a pertinent nutrition or dietetics practice topic. Read the
Today's CPE article, take the 10-question online test, and earn two CPEUs.
The Weight Management DPG of The Academy (members only)
Commission on Dietetic Association
8 CPEU's (under Dietetics Preceptor Training Program)
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute
This site offers a variety of free, online
continuing education courses on various clinical nutrition and health topics. Go
to website and click on Learning Center.
This site offers interactive online classes on
clinical nutrition topics. Resources on this site include the Nestle Nutrition
Institute and the Advanced Enteral Nutrition Program Go to website and click on
"Clinical Resources and Tools". Resources include.
American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Numerous tele-seminars and webinars are offered through this association. Go to website and click on "Continuing Education". www.nutritioncare.org
Free CPE credit summarizing research about whole grain and its effect on several chronic diseases. http://www.bellinstitute.com/whole_grain.aspx
National Kidney Foundation
Food and Health Communications
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association
Free CPE- Motivational Interviewing in Action:
Skills & Tools to Enhance Change in Physical Activity Behavior , (CDR
accepts credits from self-study materials offered by providers accredited by
Cornell Nutrition Works
Complimentary CE Programs in Diabetes Available in District Associations
Scherer Clinical Communications now offers new, live
continuing education (CE) activities. Overview of Insulin Delivery Options has
just been approved by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) for
nurses, pharmacists, and dietitians.
Scherer Clinical Communications provides numerous CE programs to the dietitian profession. These programs are designed to be presented to a group of dietitians in a live format. They provide the speaker and modest funding for attendees meals. You chose the topic from the list below and let Scherer know when and where the program will be. These 90-minute programs are excellent for presentation during your district meetings or other groups of RDs.
If you, or another organization/institution that you know, would like to organize a live CE program on the topic of diabetes, please visit the Scherer Website at: http://www.mycecenter.com/ce or calling 800-232-4422.
The company currently has active programs on the following topics:
- Using Pattern Management to Improve Glycemic Control
- Identification & Prevention of Diabetes Complications
- Rationale for Early Use of Insulin Therapy
- Pregnancy Complicated by Diabetes
- Avoiding Medication Errors with Insulin Therapy
- Managing Special Situations in the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes
- Role of Insulin Analogs in Type 2 Diabetes
*Please don't wait, these programs are available on a first come basis and funding is limited.
Becky Dorner and Associates
Sign up as a member on the home page (this is free), then click on "Members Only" page. Discounted CEU programs for members.
Coca-Cola Company Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness
http://www.beverageinstitute.org/en_US/pages/cpe.html Over 10 free CPE programs, plus web links for several other CPE credits.
Set up your user name and password. Each CEU is 1.0 CPEU unless otherwise noted.
International Food Information Council Foundation, Food Insight, Your Nutrition and Food Safety Resource
Mededtoday, Online Education for Medical Professionals
Present E-Learning Systems
Professionals Go for Information: (Dr. Nancy Collins, PhD, RD):
http://RD411.com (left column, click "Professional Learning", click "CE Modules")
5 free CPE programs (1CPE
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