Vitamin D, Health & Immunity

Course Description & Information:

  • Vitamin D is a unique vitamin in that it is not only a vitamin but a hormone. This seminar covers the current research on the role of vitamin D in bone health, cardiovascular disease, cancer and other diseases.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-22-014-L01-P, IRD: 5-4-2022. Application based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Explain the basic physiology of vitamin D metabolism in the human body.
  • Identify the role of vitamin D in cardiovascular disease, bone metabolism, insulin resistance and cancer.
  • Explain the role of vitamin D human immunity.
  • List dietary strategies to increase vitamin D status.
  • List guidelines for dietary vitamin D based on daily or weekly requirements determined to meet the metabolic demands of current health status.
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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