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, this continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate, high-quality nutrition services.
The program is approved for up to 15 contact hours of professional continuing education or 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Registration Fee for online program
This year's conference topics include:
- Mindfulness for Work and Daily Resilience for the Health Care Provider (New This Year!)
- Diet, Depression, and Sleep in Pregnant and Postpartum Women
- Relationships between Adverse Childhood Events and Weight in Women
- Cannabis use in Pregnancy: Clinical and Policy Implications
- Social-Ecological Model of Factors Affecting Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration
- Telehealth Interventions for Pregnant and Postpartum Clients
- Perinatal Diet, Inflammation, and Brain Development
- Fatty Acids in Pregnancy: An Update
- Inflammation, Infection, and Pregnancy: An Epigenetic Perspective
- Effects of Malnutrition on Pregnancy Outcomes and Breastfeeding
- Infant Feeding Guidelines
- Describe ways that appropriate nutrition services can improve pregnancy outcomes.
- Describe the effect of maternal eating behaviors on birth outcomes and infant health status and development.
- Identify characteristics of model programs and counseling approaches for maternal and infant nutritional health.
Refund Policy: A full refund for the online program can be made if written notice of cancellation is received by August 31, 2017. The University of Minnesota reserves the right to cancel seminars if necessary, in which case a full refund will be made.