Foundational Ketogenic Nutrition Training

Program Overview: View the Full Program Overview HERE
This course has open enrollment.   You can begin this course at any time that is convenient for you.   You will have 3 months from the time you register to complete the coure. 
 
IMPORTANT: BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS COURSE:   Be sure to carefully review both Ketogenic Nutrition Courses available.   If you register for this class and decide to embark on the Advanced Ketogenic Nutrition Class, credit cannot be given for the money paid, nor the work completed in this course. 

The overall objective of this program is to train professionals on the appropriate, safe, and effective therapeutic use of ketogenic nutrition to improve clinical outcomes in a broad range of chronic metabolic conditions. By translating cutting-edge nutrition science research into practice, this program will:  1) provide gold-standard training for nutrition and other healthcare professionals on the optimal use of ketogenic nutrition, including when it is of benefit and when it is contraindicated, and 2) raise awareness of the benefits of ketogenic nutrition when implemented under the direction of a trained healthcare practitioner. 

The ketogenic diet (KD) is a growing area of nutrition science research and of public interest, but few vetted, science-based training programs for healthcare practitioners currently exist on how to properly implement a KD.  The American Nutrition Association (ANA) has developed this online program to provide the robust standards needed to enable practitioners to best determine when ketogenic nutrition is indicated and how to implement it to personalize intervention and optimize outcomes. 

This foundational program has been designed to meet the foundational concepts of the ketogenic diet and does not lead to the credential of a Certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist.  To learn more about the full program that leads to certification, visit THIS course. 

Program Description

The program consists of 2 modules is geared toward nutrition and other healthcare practitioners with nutrition in their scope of practice who wish to learn the basic concepts of the ketogenic diet. 

Modules 1 and 2 introduce ketogenic nutrition by addressing the history of the ketogenic diet and the basic foundations of the science in support of it, as well as an understanding of ketone metabolism and the general principles of dietary formulation.  

General Module format –

Each module in your ketogenic nutrition training program will provide you with --

1.Access to our online LMS system so that you may learn at your own pace

2.Digital manual which you may download

3.Access to a set of supplemental reading, including journal articles, textbook references, blogs and online videos

4.Additional readings for those wanting a deeper dive into any of the topics covered

5.PPT to provide overview and reinforce key learning concepts presented in the digital manual

6.Practitioner and patient handouts/tools, as applicable

7.Case studies, as applicable

8.Quiz to allow you to test your learning before proceeding on to the next module

9. Five (5) Continuing Education credits (CEs)

Approximate learning time: 10-12 hours per module

Course Details: This is 100% online and the modules are self-paced.   The course must be completed within 3 months of registration. 

Pre-Requisites:  None.   A background in biochemistry or general science is recommended.

Continuing Education Credits(CEs): Upon the successful completion of the program, 10 CEs will be awarded.

Program Disclaimer:   View the program disclaimer HERE.

IMPORTANT: BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS COURSE:   Be sure to carefully review both Ketogenic Nutrition Courses available.   If you register for this class and decide to embark on the Advanced Ketogenic Nutrition Class, credit cannot be given for the money paid, nor the work completed in this course. 

 

 

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