American Society For Nutrition

Learning Objectives and Continuing Education Credits

Learning Objectives and Continuing Education Credits

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

Learning Objectives


1.Critically appraise current nutrition controversies and advances and identify opportunities for integrating evidence-based research findings into clinical practice.

2.Examine the role of diet and other lifestyle contributors in the development of cardiovascular disease, hypertension and other chronic diseases.

3.Review the role of nutrition in updated national cardiovascular risk reduction and obesity guidelines.

4.Understand the latest research findings on the etiology of obesity and weight loss strategies.

5.Identify nutrition considerations and optimal long-term management following bariatric surgery



Continuing Education Credits


CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The Northwestern University Feinberg School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Continuing Education Credits for Nurses

This activity has been submitted to Illinois Nurses Association Approver Unit for approval to award contact hours. Illinois Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation


CPE Credit Designation Statement

ASN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 CPEUs. Dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians.

Learning Level 2


Suggested Learning Codes:

(2000) Science of food and nutrition
(2090) Micronutrients: vitamins, minerals
(3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
(4000) Wellness and public health
(4080) Government-funded Food & Nutrition Programs
(5150) Cancer
(5160) Cardiovascular disease
(5190) Diabetes mellitus
(5220) Gastrointestinal disorders
(5370) Weight management, obesity
(8130) Sensory perception and evaluation of foods and ingredients


Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) Designation Statement


Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition conference has been approved for 14.5 Category 1 continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.