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On Demand CE

Update on Special Topics in Vitamin D

Jan 21, 2014 10:00am ‐ Jan 21, 2014 12:00pm

Credits: None available.


Lecture of the Month CE Activity Overall Goal:

This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses who specialize in the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Goal and Target Audience:

This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the appropriate vitamin D intake level for pregnancy and the associated neonatal outcomes
  2. Recognize the gaps in our understanding of vitamin D status in bariatric surgery patients and identify areas for future research
  3. Articulate the potential benefit of vitamin D supplementation on infectious outcomes in critically ill patients

Requirements for Successful Completion:

To obtain CE credit for this activity, attendees must listen to the education recording, complete an online knowledge assessment for each education recording and achieve a score of 100%, and complete an online activity evaluation. All CE credit must be claimed prior to the expiration date.

Accreditation Statements/Continuing Education Credit:

Nurses, Pharmacists, and Physicians

The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

A.S.P.E.N. designates each enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEU) per activity. All are knowledge activities.

A.S.P.E.N. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM per activity. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.S.P.E.N. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP 3970.

ACPE UAN: 216-0000-16-50-H04-P


A.S.P.E.N., Provider Number AM005, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR level 2. Dietitians may post comments on this program on www.cdrnet.org.


Non-Commercialism: A.S.P.E.N. subscribes to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. A.S.P.E.N. does not provide programs that constitute advertisement or include promotional materials. A.S.P.E.N. does not endorse any products.

Privacy and Confidentiality: A.S.P.E.N. respects the privacy of its members and website visitors. Companies that receive personal information from A.S.P.E.N. in order to execute the business of A.S.P.E.N. may use personal information only for that purpose.

Refund Policy: Refunds are not available.

Grievances: Grievances must be submitted in writing to Director of Education and Research at A.S.P.E.N. 8630 Fenton Street. Suite 412. Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship has been received for this enduring continuing education activity.

Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Speakers/Faculty

Carol Wagner – nothing to disclose

Carrie Earthman – Baxter, Consulting Fee, Consultant Baxter Healthcare and Hormel Foods, consulting fees, consultant/ Bodystat LTD, UK, gift grant and loaned device, consulting

Thomas Ziegler – NPS Pharmaceuticals, research grant, site PI

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  • Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, CNSC, LDN, FADA, FASPEN, Professor of Nutrition Science, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA
  • Carrie P. Earthman, PhD, RD, Professor, Nutrition, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
  • Bodil Larsen, PhD, RD, Adjunct Professor Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences and Assistant Adjunct Professor; Child Health Research Nutrition Specialist and Clinical Dietitian, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta; Cardiovascular Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Carol L. Wagner, MD
  • Thomas R. Ziegler, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipids; Director, Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition; Co-Investigator (KL2) and Co-Program Director (TL1) Research Education Programs, Georgia Clinical and Translational Scien, Emory University Hospital Clinical Research Center, Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Centers, Atlanta, GA


Credits: None available.

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