2020 Nutrition Continuing Education Series CME Version: Nutrition and the Brain: How Does Diet Impact Mental Health?


 

The University of Texas at Austin invites you to join our continuing education series in nutrition for adult learners and health professionals.

Featuring expert faculty from the Department of Nutritional Science and the Dell Medical School, our pre-recorded webinars will bring you the latest in nutritional science through the convenience of an online experience.

Starting with a molecular view of nutrition, we'll build your knowledge of practical, everyday nutritious behaviors to increase your understanding of how nutrition relates to health. Four modules containing 3 hours of CME in each module, are available through this Learning Express site. This is the fourth module in the series. Each module is stand-alone and they may be completed in any order or independently of each other.

Learn the critical role nutrition plays in brain function and mental health.

 

Topic 1: Nutrition and Cognition

What will I learn?

  • Review the research regarding the relationship between nutrition and cognition
  • Discuss the connection between diet and cognitive development, decline, and other mental conditions throughout the life stages (infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and aging)
  • Identify dietary patterns, food selections, and behaviors associated with brain health
Topic 2: Healthy Attitudes and Behaviors / Nutrition and Technology 

What will I learn?

  • Identify current trends in consumer eating behaviors and attitudes- Describe mindful eating practices and how they support mental health in relation to food
  • Review the current role of technology in eating behaviors and mindset
  • Build awareness for application in practice of recommendations regarding mindfulness,  technology, and nutrition attitudes in patient and client care

 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

3.00

CE Units

0.300

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Physician
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Advance Practice RN's

Joint Provider(s)

University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin Nutrition Institute and Dell Medical School Continuing Medical Education

Requirements for CE Credit

UT Nutrition Institute Workshop Series:
Nutrition and The Brain: Does Diet Impact More than Physical Health?  
 
Nutrition and Cognition
Presented by
Tom Brenna, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School
 
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
  1. Review the research regarding the relationship between nutrition and cognition.
  2. Discuss the connection between diet and cognitive development, decline, and other mental conditions throughout the life stages (infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and aging).
  3. Identify dietary patterns, food selections, and behaviors associated with brain health.
 
Healthy Attitudes and Behaviors / Nutrition and Technology
Presented by
Marissa Burgermaster, PhD
Assistant Professor in the Department of  Population Health, Dell Medical School
 
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
  1. Identify current trends in consumer eating behaviors and attitudes.
  2. Describe mindful eating practices and how they support mental health in relationship to food.
  3. Review the current role of technology in eating behaviors and mindset.
  4. Build awareness for application in practice of recommendations regarding mindfulness, technology, and nutrition attitudes in patient and client care.
 
Financial Disclosures:
The following planners and speakers  do not have relevant financial relationships  with ineligible companies to disclose:
 Planners – Marissa Epstein, RDN; Molly Bray, PhD and Diane Papillion.
Speaker – Tom Brenna, PhD and  Marissa Burgermaster, PhD
The following planners and speakers have relevant financial relationships  with ineligible companies to disclose:
NONE
 
Accreditation Statement:
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
 
Requirements for successful completion:
You must first complete the entire module AND complete the CME evaluation prior to receiving CME credit.
Time to complete this module: 3 hours
Original release date: January 29, 2021
End date: January 29, 2023
*CME is not available after the end date
 
If you would like CME credits for this course, please use this link to fill out your evaluation and an email will be sent to you with your Certificate of Completion: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4SIlAwGCydybe8S.

 

 

For CME Credit, use this link to access your evaluation and an email will be sent to you with your Certificate of Completion: https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6J7724ixqWVhigm

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

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Marissa Burgermaster


Brief Bio : Marissa Burgermaster, PhD Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Dr. Marissa Burgermaster is an assistant professor of population health at Dell Medical School and an assistant professor of nutritional sciences at The University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences. Burgermaster holds a doctorate in behavioral nutrition and a postdoctoral masters in biomedical informatics from Columbia University, where her research focused on improving community- and technology-based nutrition behavior change interventions. Her research applies data science and human-computer interaction methods to improve nutrition and community health.
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Tom Brenna


Brief Bio : Tom Brenna, PhD Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics Dr. Tom Brenna is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. He holds a Ph.D in Analytical Chemistry from Cornell University. His research revolves around the chemical, biochemical, metabolic, genetic and ecological aspects of fatty acids. Some of his more recent research examines the effect of balanced omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in ready-to-use therapeutic foods on neurocognitive and immune development on young children.

Release Date: Jan 29, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 29, 2023

CE Hours

3.00

Fee

$15.00