E-Learning Programs

The Nestlé Nutrition Institute offers continuing education for physicians, dietitians/nutritionists and nurses via e-learning courses.

To remain current with the latest evidence-based information, learn more about our many self-study CE programs.

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Nutrition in Cancer Therapy: Opportunities for Prevention and Treatment

Adult
CE Accredited Program

This program reviews the latest evidence around the role of nutrition intervention for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Learn about the role of CT scans as predictors of outcomes and identifying hidden sarcopenia and understand how cancer death is related to chronic inflammation. Several common nutrition supplements are reviewed including fish oil, types and amount of protein, antioxidants, vitamin D, probiotics and more recent data around Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators (SPMs).

Original program date:
May 02, 2019
Expiration date:
May 01, 2022
Continuing education

1.00 CPEU for dietitians
1.00 Contact hour for nurses

CDR level:
2
Runtime:
56 minutes
Program description:

This program reviews the latest evidence around the role of nutrition intervention for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Learn about the role of CT scans as predictors of outcomes and identifying hidden sarcopenia and understand how cancer death is related to chronic inflammation. Several common nutrition supplements are reviewed including fish oil, types and amount of protein, antioxidants, vitamin D, probiotics and more recent data around Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators (SPMs).

Program Objectives:

Identify evidence for and against nutrition supplementation in the patient with cancer.
Define current management for cancer cachexia.
Describe nutrition interventions that will improve outcomes.

Presenters

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD