As a PT, providing useful nutrition tips may help "nudge" the patient in the right direction -- but what if you could translate food changes and physical therapy into massive physical therapy outcomes?
Taking a diet history, using diet tests/measures, and providing a dietary assessment will be covered in this course. The prerequisite course is Introduction to Nutrition for Physical Therapists (IN).
This online course lasts 3 hours (3 CEH) and includes multiple modules. It can be taken at your own pace. There will be brief quizzes throughout the course and an end-of-course exam.
That's right! This course will provide 3 CE credits (3 CEHs) for PTs and PTAs approved by the Florida Board of Physical Therapy Association (FTPA).
Discover what you'll learn in Course 2: Nutrition Assessment/Prescription, with this overview from Dr. Sean M. Wells, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC/L, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, Cert-DN.
Knowing when nutrition is appropriate and when it isn't is a starter. Being able to assess a patient's diet and make concrete recommendations can make or break the difference in a person's life. This second course is designed to provide intermediate-level nutrition knowledge for the PT or similar healthcare provider. Taking a diet history, using diet tests/measures, and providing a dietary assessment will be covered in this course.
Objectives: At the conclusion of the course, PTs and PTAs will be able to:
The 3 hour online course can be taken at your own pace and is presented in a multimedia approach including visual, auditory, and interactive components to optimize your learning. Brief quizzes throughout the course and an end-of-course exam will promote retention and success in achieving the course objectives.
This course is approved by the Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA), a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for Florida CE credit for physcial therapists (PTs) or Physical Therapy Assistants (PTAs).
Don't fear the unknown -- nutrition ought not be as complex as you might think. Plus, a referral to a registered dietician is always a play in the PT playbook! Let's get started!!!