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Training Module 1: Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pregnancy with Diabetes

Presenter: 

Geetha Rao, MS, RD, CDE, CPT, CLE, CDTC 

  • Clinical Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator with Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto (a CDAPP Sweet Success Affiliate site)
  • Private practice in Cupertino providing Medical Nutrition Therapy for various disease conditions

 

Medical Nutrition Therapy Objectives:

  • Individualized, balanced meal plan
    • Evidence-based recommendations
    • Adequate maternal and fetal nutrition
    • Vitamin/mineral supplementation as needed
  • Appropriate weight gain
  • Normoglycemia
  • Promotion and support of breastfeeding

 

Continuing Education:

RN
This course is provider approved for 1 contact hour by the California Board of Registered Nursing - Provider #CEP14797: Community Perinatal Network, Yorba Linda, California. 

RD
This course is provider approved for 1 contact hour by the Commission on Dietetic Registration - Provider# 6FB40F4: Community Perinatal Network, Yorba Linda, California. 

 

CDAPP Sweet Success Affiliates
Upon completion of all 3 components: 1. pre-test, 2. video, and 3. post-test, you are eligible to receive continuing education, free of charge. After submitting the third component (post-test), please allow up to 3 weeks for your certificate to be emailed to you.

 

Non-Affiliates
Upon completion of all 3 components: 1. pre-test, 2. video, and 3. post-test, you are eligible to receive continuing education for a $15 fee per contact hour via PayPal or using any major credit/debit card. After submitting the third component (post-test), click the "Buy Now" button to pay for your CEU certificate. Please allow up to 3 weeks for your certificate to be emailed to you. All of our Training Modules are free to watch and learn from. You will only be charged if you desire the CEU certificate.

 

Handouts:

Are available upon request. Email cdapp@perinatalnetwork.org to receive them.

Training Module 1: Pre-Test (Part 1/3)

Training Module 1: Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pregnancy with Diabetes

Pre-Test

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Training Module 1: Video (Part 2/3)

*At 26 minutes, 24 seconds (OR slide 26), the Calcium slide is mislabeled. The correct RDA for calcium during pregnancy and lactation is 1,300 mg/day for 14-18 year olds and 1,000 mg/day for 19-50 year olds. The Tolerable Upper Intake Level for Calcium is 3,000 mg/day for 14-18 year olds and 2,500 mg/day for 19-50 year olds per the American Dietetic Association 2011 reference used on that slide and in the Guidelines for Care. 

Training Module 1: Post- Test (Part 3/3)

How to Contact Us

CDAPP Sweet Sucess Resource & Training Center
22875 Savi Ranch Parkway Suite I

Yorba Linda, CA 92887

O: 714-921-9755
F: 844-653-6198

email CDAPP Sweet Success

Funding is provided by Federal Title V Block Grant Funds through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Center for Family Health (CFH), Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division.