This is part of a series of courses related to health and wellness, but can be taken independently. This course provides an advanced analysis of the health benefits and risks associated with carbohydrate intake. Objectives include: define carbohydrates and identify healthy carbohydrate choices; compare the health benefits between simple and complex carbohydrates; identify food sources from simple and complex carbohydrates; and assess the effectiveness of low-carbohydrate diets in weight management. This course is appropriate for the following healthcare professionals, but is also appropriate for anyone interested in enhancing their education and mindfulness of this topic related to their own or a family member’s dietary needs.
Course is approved for 3.0 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours to the following professions:
- Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
- Certified Case Managers (CCM)
- Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2019.