Food as Medicine: Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum

Food as Medicine: Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum

Prices per Course NOTE: ACLM members receive an exclusive 25% discount on all pricing tiers.

Physician/Doctor:
    Non-Members: $120 | ACLM Members: $90
Non-Doctoral Health Professional:
    Non-Members: $90 | ACLM Members: $67.50
Student/Trainee:

    Non-Members: $60 | ACLM Members: $45

Credits
3 CME/CNE/CPE/CE Credits 
(Full accreditation information listed below)

Description 
Although nutrition plays a significant role in maternal and fetal health before and throughout pregnancy, its role is often marginalized. This course will explore the importance of nutrition in preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum health for the mother, child, and family. Participants will understand how nutrition may be linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes such as gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, low birth weight and preterm deliveries. The link between nutrition and developmental origins of health and disease will also be discussed. Clinical tools and resources will be shared to assist participants with supporting patients to improve their nutrition status prior to conception, throughout pregnancy, and postpartum.

  • Review current nutrition therapy practices for preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum
  • Describe evidence for nutrition therapy during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum
  • Demonstrate application of food as medicine during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum
  • Apply nutrition guidelines during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum
  • Demonstrate application of food as medicine during preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum

Module Topics & Course Outline

  1. Preconception Nutrition | Nancy Eriksen MD, FACOG, DipABLM
    Learning Objectives:
    • Review the role of current preconception nutrition in health care
    • Discuss the evidence-based need for preconception nutrition
    • Discuss preconception nutrition guidelines
    • Demonstrate application of food as medicine during preconception
  2. Pregnancy & Nutrition | Nancy Eriksen MD, FACOG, DipABLM
    Learning Objectives:
    • Review the role of pregnancy nutrition currently in the healthcare system
    • Review the evidence for a focus on nutrition in pregnancy
    • Describe the current nutritional status of pregnant women
    • Review nutrition guidelines for pregnancy
  3. Postpartum Nutrition | Kristi R. VanWinden, MD, FACOG, DipABLM
    Learning Objectives:
    • Discuss postpartum nutritional needs and barriers to optimal postpartum nutrition
    • Review the limited published recommendations for postpartum nutrition
    • Discuss infant nutrition recommendations and the role of maternal nutrition during lactation
    • Examine the potential benefits of a healthy postpartum dietary pattern
    • Review how postpartum nutrition can be used to address women with a history of adverse pregnancy outcomes
    • Compile recommendations for postpartum dietary choices
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Course Format
This course consists of 3 presentations

Duration
3 hours of CME/CE content

Specifications 
This course can be viewed on desktop, tablet or mobile device. Speakers or headphones are required for this course

Term of Approval 
April 11, 2022 – April 11, 2025

Enrollment 
Access to online material is granted through the term of approval which ends April 11, 2025.

Accreditation Statement
In support of patient care, Rush University Medical Center is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This activity is being presented without bias and without commercial support.  

Rush University Medical Center designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.0 nursing contact hours.

Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge-based internet enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours for pharmacists.

Rush University Medical Center designates this activity for 3.0 CE credits in psychology.

Rush University is an approved provider for physical therapy (216.000272), occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, social work (159.001203), nutrition, speech-audiology, and psychology by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Rush University designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 continuing education credits for physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, nutritionists, speech pathologists, audiologists, and/or psychologists.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participation completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

The AAFP has reviewed Food as Medicine: Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum and deemed it acceptable for up to 3.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 04/11/2022 to 04/11/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has approved 3.0 maintenance of certification credits for this learning activity.

The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) has approved  3.00 continuing education credits for this learning activity: CEA-000043-1.

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