Counseling Patients on Dietary Supplements- Free CPEUs for Registered Dietitians

41Product Quality Verification of Dietary Supplements– Patients have thousands of dietary supplement options available to them in todays market. Many of these patients will ask you, their physician, physician assistant, local pharmacist, nurse provider or dietitian, for help in deciding if they need a dietary supplement and which one to purchase. This activity is designed to support your counseling efforts by examining dietary supplement regulation with specific emphasis on the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), describing voluntary quality verification programs, identifying counseling points for assisting patients, and discussing the adverse event reporting process.
List 3 key components of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA).
Outline labeling, claims and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements covered by DSHEA.
Describe voluntary programs that attest to the quality of dietary supplements.
Identify counseling points for assisting patients in making informed choices.
Describe how to report adverse events involving dietary supplements.

1.0 Free CPEUs for Registered Dietitians and DTR

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, PAs, Nurses, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs

Expires 9/28/18

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from The United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
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