This course will provide veterinarians and veterinary technicians with an overall understanding of nutrition in veterinary medicine. A knowledgeable veterinary team can provide their patients with the safe and most effective treatment options in animal nutrition. The Nutrition Case Management online Certificate will help you navigate overwhelming pet food and nutrtition options. Every patient will benefit from an educated staff that is able to differentiate between best practices in animal nutrition and misinformation provided by the internet or pet store personnel. Veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and front office staff should all communicate a cohesive messgae to pet owners because therapeutic nutrition is dependent on owner education and compliance. Veterinary Staff memebers are also critical for implementing weight loss programs and maintaining owner participation. The Nutrition Case Management online Certificate program will provide an evidence-based approach to recommending diets for disease treatment and prevention.
After completion of this program participants will understand the importance of evidence-based nutrition, the basics of metabolism and adaptions specifi to dogs and cats, the concepts and research behind therapeutic diets and their applications, proper ways to intervene in anorexic or critically ill patients, and how to advise clients regarding alternative feeding trends. The Nutrition Case Management online program falls under The University of Tennessee College of Outreach and Continuing Education and is administered by Northeast Seminars.
Participants must have a degree as one of the following;
This program offers the following advantages;
NUTRITION CASE MANAGEMENT ONLINE PROGRAM, INTRODUCTORY MODULE: Module length: 30 minutes
NUTRITION MODULE I: BASIC METABOLISM AND ENERGY REQUIREMENTS: Module Length: 2 hours
NUTRITION MODULE V: ALTERNATIVE DIET TRENDS: Module Length: 1 hour
RACE Program Approval
Program Number: 120-39056
Number of Hours of CE:
The Nutrition Case Management Online Certificate Program (NCM)
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