CE Program: Holistic Nutrition: Eating Outside the Box!


vegetablesProfessional statement of purpose: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to have a clear understanding of the role of nutrition in health maintenance and disease prevention.

Topics include:

Holistic/Integrative paradigm, wellness, benefits of a plant-based diet, food as medicine, eating for the immune system, nutrition and the mind, insulin resistance, obesity, GMOs, food politics, healthy fats, and carbohydrates and inflammation.

Objectives – The learner will be able to:

 Compare conventional health with the holistic/integrative health model
 Discuss the role of nutrition on the mind
 Identify 3 strategies of using food as medicine


 Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions: Nurses: As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 1.0 CE hours of credit.

This program has been approved for 1 Social Work Continuing Education Credits, for the licensure period of October 1, 2016 — September 30, 2018, in accordance with 258 CMR. Boston University School of Social Work Authorization Number B-18.023.

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