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CEC Course Nutrition

Total CECs

0.2 CEC from

0.3 CEC from

0.3 CEC from

Additional credits may be available from other

CEC-Approved Articles

  • Fed
    Up: Who’s Ensuring America’s Food Safety?
  • Eating
    Disorders Among Athletes
  • Good
    Nutrition for the Golden Years

Learning Objectives

After reading these articles, readers should be able to do
the following:

  1. Identify
    the main federal organizations responsible for food safety oversight.
  2. Define
    which populations are at highest risk for food-borne illnesses.
  3. Describe
    how the most common food-borne illnesses are acquired, treated and prevented.
  4. Apply
    recommendations to reduce personal risk of food-borne illness.
  5. Explain
    potential strategies to improve food safety in the United States.
  6. Describe
    and differentiate among the different common eating disorders.
  7. Identify
    the medical complications of each eating disorder discussed.
  8. Specify
    the signs and symptoms of common eating disorders.
  9. Define
    the high risk factors for athletes and the specific sports linked with eating
  10. Recognize
    the scope-of-practice limitations and what not to do when dealing with clients
    suspected of having an eating disorder.
  11. Define
    what is considered “healthy, successful aging.”
  12. Identify
    five key vitamins and minerals that become more important for the aging
  13. Generally
    describe the physiological changes that occur in the aging body.
  14. Explain
    how aging affects the energy and nutrient needs of older adults.
  15. Identify
    community nutrition services available to adults over age 60.


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