CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs (1.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135640 approved for 1.5 CPEUs.
CEU Course Description
Vitamin D deficiency has been proposed to contribute to the development of malabsorption disease. This CEU course compares the absorption of vitamin D3 through the oral route by comparing a 1000 IU soft gelatin capsule versus a buccal spray in healthy subjects and in patients with malabsorption disease.
Article Author: MC Satia, et al.; Ethicare Clinical Trial Services
Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.
Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Discuss which intestinal bowel diseases develop partly due to a vitamin D deficiency.
2. Explain how supplementation influences serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
3. Compare and contrast the influence on serum 25(OH)D from buccal spay vs. capsule in both healthy subjects and patients with intestinal malabsorption syndrome.
4. Describe how levels of serum 25(OH)D after supplementation are related to baseline 25(OH)D concentration.
CPE Level: II
Learning Codes: 2000, 2090, 2100, 4040
Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.5 , 8.3.1 , 8.3.7
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