Diet and lifestyle modifications have been shown to be the primary treatment approach for individuals with PCOS. Despite this importance, there is a lack of information being presented in dietetic curriculums about the condition. People with PCOS may seek out help from a registered dietitian only to become more frustrated if he or she doesn’t seem to really know PCOS.
Here are some examples of what I hear from patients who have seen a dietitian before coming to work with me:
“I saw a dietitian once but I don’t feel she gave me any more information than I already knew.”
“The dietitian didn’t know anything about the supplements I was interested in taking to help my PCOS.”
“My dietitian put me on a standard diabetic diet.”
If you are seeing more and more patients with PCOS (and hopefully you are since it’s the most common endocrine disorder in women of childbearing ages), this course can help you feel more confident and proficient in helping your patients take control over their PCOS and feel better.
PCOS Nutrition Center
“The PCOS Training Course for RDNs pulls together all the information I have learned in my nearly 20 years of working (and living) with PCOS to make it the most up-to-date comprehensive source for nutrition education for PCOS.”-Angela Grassi, MS, RDN, LDN
Lifetime access to 7 modules of PCOS throughout the different stages of the lifecycle with online video training and detailed power point slides
Education on 20 popular PCOS supplements: When to use and when to skip and how much to recommend
BONUS! Pocket PCOS Supplement Guide
20 Patient ready handouts to use in practice, including PCOS Nutrition Assessment and Progress Note ($100 savings)
Actual case studies to apply to your practice
Research articles to enhance learning
Continued hands-on support via access to private Facebook group
Earn 15 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs) approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
The Role of the Dietitian in Treating PCOS
A portion of proceeds benefits the non-profit PCOS Challenge: The National Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association
Do I have to be a registered dietitian to take the course?
No, anyone is welcome to take this course whether you are a dietitian or other healthcare provider, or a woman with PCOS who is looking for detailed information on nutrition for PCOS.
How is this course different than PCOS: The Dietiltian's Guide?
Both the course and PCOS: The Dietitian’s Guide covers PCOS throughout the different stages of the lifecycle and is evidence-based. While not that much has changed since the publication of the book (in 2013), the course has updated references and a more expansive (2 hours worth) section on supplements. The course also contains handouts to use in practice (this can also be purchased separately on the PCOS Nutrition Center website), as well as different case studies, and is presented in a lecture/online format. You will have lifetime access to the course and course updates, along with access to a private facebook group where I answer questions live, that is only available to registrants from the course.
How many continuing education credits will I receive?
15 CPE’s have been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
How do I receive my certificate for continuing education credits?
Once you complete the course and take the online quiz and complete the Critical Thinking Tool required by CDR, you will be issued your certificate.
How long will I be able to access this course?
With purchase, you will have life-time access to the course. If modules are added or modified, you will have access to them. References will be updated yearly.
Can I modify the handouts to add my company logo and information?
Absolutely! All handouts can be downloaded for you to add your own logo and company information.
Is there a specific day this course is offered?
Nope. This is a self-paced course. You can learn anywhere at anytime.
How many hours will it take to complet this course?
The total average time to complete the course is 7 hours. There are 7 modules, each approximately one hour.
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