2-hour On-Demand: Cancer Nutrition


Price: $31 (or Free with Membership)

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: 0826-9999-20-019-H01-P, IRD: 3-26-2020, ERD: 3-26-23. Knowledge based activity
  • Level: Intermediate

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.

Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

Accreditations: View Course Accreditations

Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals (nursing pharmacology hours offered), Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

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

Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

How to Take an On-Demand Seminar: View Tutorial