Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age, affects up to 10% of women of reproductive age, often resulting in insulin resistance, obesity and metabolic syndrome. Lifestyle and dietary changes are essential in the management of PCOS, along with medical monitoring and management, yet some health care providers may be unfamiliar with the most up to date treatment strategies. Join this webinar to learn the nuts and bolts as well as the newest research in the area of PCOS treatment from an expert in the field. Attendees will leave the webinar more confident and better equipped for counseling women with PCOS.
Martha McKittrick, RD, CDE, CHWC is the owner of Martha McKittrick Nutrition, a thriving private practice in practice in New York City, where she has over 15 years’ experience counseling women with PCOS. In addition, she’s a frequent speaker for patient and professional audiences and is an author of book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles on PCOS and nutrition. She regularly brings her energy and enthusiasm as a nutrition expert to online and radio talk shows, including Doctor Radio, Sirius XM Radio, Gut Wizdom, WCBS and WebMD, and writes weekly posts for her popular City Girl Bites blog. She earned a B.S. in Nutrition Science from University of Massachusetts, is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a certified Wellcoaches Health Coach.
Title: Nutritional Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST
CE Credit: 1.0 contact hour, 1.0 CPEU
Upon completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
1. Identify the steps taken in the diagnosis and treatment of PCOS
2. Discuss the role of insulin resistance in PCOS
3. Incorporate strategies for nutrition and lifestyle education as part of an overall PCOS treatment plan
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Details on CE Credits
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To receive a CE certificate, you must individually register online for the webinar, attend the full program and complete an online evaluation.
Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation.
Villanova University College of Nursing MacDonald Center for Obesity Prevention and Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1 Continuing Professional Education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.
The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education/ Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (December 2015-2018). Providership # 698849