Chronic Disease and Nutrition Series

This series explores the relationship between chronic disease and nutrition, provides the latest in nutrition for patients with cardiovascular disease, patients with pre-obesity or obesity, and includes insight on how culture effects nutritional health. Nutrition is one of AAPA's National Health Priorities.


Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Patients With Cardiovascular Disease | 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
Learning Objectives
  • Develop a nutritional management plan for patients with cardiovascular disease
Obesity and Nutrition | 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize obesity as a chronic condition and incorporate nutritional screening into routine clinical practice
  • Make recommendations for appropriate therapy and/or referral in patients with pre-obesity or obesity
  • Adopt techniques to work collaboratively with patients to develop a nutritional management plan
Nutrition and Cultural Competence: Embracing Cultural Humility Enduring Evaluation | 0.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credit
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize cultural practices, norms, and beliefs related to nutritional health across diverse groups of individuals
  • Collaborate with patients on practices for nutritional management that demonstrate cultural competency

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition.

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