The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course distance program will be available from September 1-December 31, 2022.

Registration will close on November 30, 2022.

The distance program will be offered at a flat rate per person, so individuals may view any combination of distance sessions. The registration fee of $35.00 per person includes program sessions and a continuing education certificate for up to 9.0 contact hours of professional continuing education or Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Viewing details and information will be sent as registration requests are received.

This continuing education program is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, children and families.

This activity has been submitted for approval by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 9.0 CPEs, Level 2.


2022 conference topics include:

  • Human-Centered Design for Public Health Professionals with Mikaela Robertson, MPH, RD and Jess Roberts
  • An Investigation of Human Milk and the Impact of Maternal Factors Within the Mom-Milk-Baby Triad with Emily Nagel, PhD, RD, LD and Kelsey E. Johnson, PhD
  • Feeding Issues in Young Children with Cassaundra Miller, EdD, CCC-SLP
  • The Use of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with Amy Hair, MD
  • The Reality of Diabetes Care in Pregnancy: Nutrition and Non-Nutritional Issues the Affect Outcomes with Alyce Thomas, MS, RDN
  • Creating WIC Counseling Messages for Child Obesity Prevention: a Positive Deviance Approach with Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN; Zobeida Bonilla, PhD, MPH; Rachel Feinberg and Melissa Vang


The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to:

  1. describe ways that nutrition programs and services can improve maternal, fetal and child health outcomes;
  2. discuss the effects of maternal and child eating behaviors and patterns on birth outcomes, infant and child health and development; and
  3. identify characteristics of effective programs, services, outreach, research and evaluation needed to improve maternal, infant and child health, nutrition and food security.

Individuals may register for the distance program with a credit card. Group registration is available. Please email cpheo@umn.edu for more information.

Registration will be open until November 30, 2022. A refund for the distance program can be made if written notice of cancellation is received by December 1, 2022, and must be prior to accessing the materials. No-shows will be billed for the full amount. A full refund will be made if the program is not held. The University of Minnesota reserves the right to cancel the live or recorded program if necessary.

The distance program will be available September 1 (beginning at noon central time)–December 31, 2022. All participants must view the videos, complete evaluations and print their certificates by December 31 at 11:55 pm CST at which time the program will close.

Contact Us: School of Public Health Continuing Education cpheo@umn.edu.

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