Cancer Nutrition

Cancer Nutrition Course Description & Information:

  • This course reviews current research regarding nutrition and cancer and the role of diet in helping to reduce the incidence of specific cancers. Nutrition has been shown to play a role in the management of the treatment of cancer as well as in the prevention of cancer.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-23-006-L01-P, IRD: 3-27-2023. Knowledge based activity
Course Objectives:

  • Define the role of nutrition in integrative care of the cancer patient.
  • Evaluate risks and benefits of nutritional recommendations for cancer prevention, treatment, complications of treatment, and survival through review of current clinical data.
  • Apply nutritional information to clinical settings and teach patients about eating for optimum health, and how to use dietary change as a therapeutic option.
  • Identify the relationship between specific foods, macronutrients, micronutrients, energy balance, and cancer.
  • Employ provided resources to keep up with literature involving health-related nutritional recommendations.
  • Review the benefits of phytonutrients and their role in cell health and disease prevention.
  • Evaluate current “anti-cancer diets” and available outcome data in patient care.
  • State the role of insulin resistance in cancer.
Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

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