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Comparative Characterization of Different Stem Cell Derived Tissues

Course #: 010-1020

Price: $49.50

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CE Credit Hours: 5.50 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #161987 approved for 5.50 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

There is increasing interest in the clinical potential of stem cells due to their high proliferation and remarkable versatility.  Mesenchymal stem cells have emerged as a promising regenerative tool without moral dilemma.  This CPEU course explores the properties of stem cells collected from postnatal human chorionic villi of the placenta, amniotic membrane, umbilical cord, chorionic plate, menstrual blood, and urine.

An RD was involved in the creation of this course.

Article Author:  Monica Ventura Ferreira, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

CPEU Course Objectives

1.  Describe two disadvantages of induced pluripotent stem cells and embryonic stem cells.

2.  Explain what impacts the ability to harvest USCs from urine.

3.  Identify the type of stem cell that was observed to proliferate faster and showed greater long-term growth ability.

4.  List four advantages of menstrual blood-derived stem cells.

5.  Name the type of stem cells that undergo minimal telomere loss as they age in vitro.


CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2060, 5150, 5300, 5360

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.2.5, 8.3.1 , 8.3.5, 8.3.7

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 6.2.5, 8.3.1 , 8.3.5, 8.3.7

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Course Date: 2019-07-10

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