The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive course is being held July 29-30, 2021, and will be delivered via Zoom this year, due to COVID-19. This program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services.
The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to:
- describe ways that appropriate nutrition services can improve maternal, fetal and child health outcomes;
- describe the effects of maternal and child eating behaviors on birth outcomes, infant and child health and development; and
- identify characteristics of model programs and services for maternal, infant and child nutrition and health.
This continuing education program is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, children and families. The live webinar program will be offered at a flat rate of $25 per person. The registration fee includes program sessions and a continuing education certificate for up to:
- 6.5 contact hours of professional continuing education
- 6.5 CPEs, Level 2 (Live Webinar approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration)
- 7.0 CPH Recertification Credits
- or 0.65 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This activity has been submitted to WNA CEAP for approval to award contact hours. Wisconsin Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity was submitted for approval for up to 6.5 contact hours.