Neurology

 

Webinars (CE Eligible)

Nutricia North America is pleased to provide a variety of clinically-oriented educational lectures. These Nutricia sponsored presentations are intended for healthcare professionals.
In this section, you will find the name and description of all the recorded lectures available. Each of the following presentations is approximately 60 minutes long and is available for viewing at no cost. In addition, viewers can receive a certificate of attendance and most lectures are eligible for continuing education credit for dietitians and nurses. In order for the recorded lecture to be considered for continuing education for dietitians by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the recording must be viewed within 3 years of the date of the live presentation.

  • Keto University - Food Allergies and the Blenderized Diet in Medical Ketogenic Diet Patients with Epilpesy

    Please join Lindsey Thompson, PhD, RD, CSP, LD, Laura Dority, MS, RD, LD and Jessica Brown, RD, CSP, CNSC, CLEC
    Webinar Objectives:

    • Outline various ways to implement a medical ketogenic diet for patients with food allergies or other dietary restrictions.
    • Develop ketogenic blenderized recipes utilizing specialized commercial products.
    • Learn how to integrate “super” foods into a blenderized diet.
    • Generate blenderized recipes for patients with food allergies or following a vegan or vegetarian diet.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • 8/24/20 Keto University - Cooking Tips and Recipe Adaptation on the Medical Ketogenic Diet

    Please join us for an informative webinar as medical ketogenic chef, Rachel Finn presents and demonstrates how to adapt recipes to be compliant with the medical ketogenic diet.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Describe best practices when teaching families how to cook medical ketogenic recipes.
    • Effectively modify home recipes to be appropriate for the medical ketogenic diet.
    • Demonstrate how to cook foods on the medical ketogenic diet.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

  • 9/9/20 Keto University - Medical Ketogenic Diet Basics for the Non-Ketogenic Clinician

    Please join us for an informative webinar as Keto Ambassador, Zahava Turner, RD, CSP, LD, presents on the basics of the medical ketogenic diet for the non-ketogenic clinician.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Discuss the history of the medical ketogenic diet.
    • Review the different diet variants.
    • Calculate the medical ketogenic diet.
    • Identify helpful tips for monitoring patients on the medical ketogenic diet.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

  • Keto University - MCT Oil Ketogenic Diet for the Management Epilepsy

    Please join Vanessa Aldaz, MPH, RD, CDE for a 1-hour educational webinar.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Identify patients who would be ideal candidates for the MCT oil ketogenic diet for epilepsy.
    • Calculate and implement an MCT oil diet meal plan.
    • Discover the benefits and therapeutic uses of MCT oil.
    • Discuss reasons why MCT oil may be used as a supplement in other ketogenic diet variants.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • Keto University - Ketone Bodies in Health and Disease: The Underlying Science and Potential Therapeutic Applications

    Please join Jong Rho, MD for a 1-hour educational webinar.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Explain the biochemistry of ketone bodies, and their relevance to normal human physiology.
    • Highlight the scientific evidence for the cellular protective effects of ketone bodies.
    • Examine therapeutic strategies to induce or mimic systemic ketosis in disease models and in humans.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

  • Keto University - Navigating through Ketogenic Diet Obstacles for the Management of Epilepsy

    Please join Robyn Blackford, RDN, LDN for a 1-hour educational webinar.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Identify common and rare side effects of the medical ketogenic diet.
    • Assess various ways to resolve side effects of the medical ketogenic diet.
    • Determine ways to proactively avoid harmful side effects for patients on medical ketogenic diet.

    *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • Keto University - Achieving Optimal Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation for Patients on the Medical Ketogenic Diet for the Management Epilepsy

    Please join Stacey Bessone, RDN, LDN for a 1-hour educational webinar.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Identify common vitamin and mineral concerns including MOA, symptomology and physical exam findings for patients on the ketogenic diet.
    • Describe requirements (DRIs) and suggested supplementation for patients on the diet.
    • Acknowledge possible behavioral components that impact feeding and swallowing skills.
    • Suggest lab work relating to vitamin and mineral deficiencies of patients on the ketogenic diet.

  • *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • Keto University - The Present and Future of the Ketogenic Diet as it Approaches its Second Century

    Please join Eric Kossoff, MD for a 1-hour educational webinar on the present and future of the ketogenic diet.

    Webinar Objectives:

    • Share the latest updates on ketogenic diet clinical use and expanded flexibility in 2020 based on the latest studies.
    • Discover tips and tricks for maintaining a ketogenic diet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Recognize future directions and areas of needed ketogenic diet research for the second century of the ketogenic diet!

  • *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • Keto University - Low Ratio, Slow Outpatient Initiation & Maintenance of the Medical Ketogenic Diet: Update & Practical Guidance for the RD

    Please join Jennifer Fabe, BSc, MSc, RD, for a 1-hour educational webinar.

    Objectives:

    • Review updated statistics on patients who have been started on the medical ketogenic diet in Canada with the Low and Slow outpatient initiation method.
    • Calculate patient examples using the Low and Slow outpatient initiation method in further detail.
    • Answer questions from audience members about the Low and Slow Outpatient Initiation method.

  • *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • Keto University 2020 Kickoff – Navigating Telemedicine – Keto Tips and Tricks

    Learn tips and tricks from around the country from Nutricia’s 5 Keto Ambassadors - Zahava Turner, RD, CSP, LD, Stacey Bessone, RDN, LDN, Robyn Blackford, RDN, LDN, Lindsey Thompson, PhD, RD, CSP, LD, and Vanessa Aldaz, MPH, RD, CDE, on how to manage ketogenic diet patients using telemedicine and diet instruction at home.

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  • Feeding and Swallowing Assessment of the Pediatric Medical Ketogenic Diet Patient

    Please join Lindsey Phillips, OTD, OTR/L for a 1-hour educational webinar on feeding and swallowing assessment of pediatric patients on the medical ketogenic diet.
    Webinar Objectives:

    • Learn the four components of a standard feeding and swallowing evaluation.
    • Identify environmental factors that should be considered during mealtimes.
    • Acknowledge possible behavioral components that impact feeding and swallowing skills.
    • Identify abnormal chewing and swallowing skills that impair safety with feeding.

  • *This event is eligible for one (1) CEU credit. To obtain the code for your certificate of attendance, please fill out this brief survey then obtain your certificate on NLC.

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  • KetoCal® 2.5:1: A New Medical Food to Manage Your Adult and Older Children on the Ketogenic Diet

    Please join Ellen Avery, MS, RD, Medical Advisor, Nutricia North America, for a 1-hour educational webinar on KetoCal 2.5:1.

    Webinar objectives:

    • Review KetoCal's history and evidence
    • Understand how the new KetoCal 2.5:1 fits in your patients' epilepsy management plan
    • Discover the benefits and key nutritional components of the new KetoCal 2.5:1 for your patients

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  • Ketogenic Diet Therapy for Adults with Epilepsy

    Please join Kelly Faltersack MS, RD, CD, and Dr. Elizabeth Felton, MD, PhD, for a 1-hour educational Webinar on the dietary management of epilepsy in adults.

    • Identify adults who may benefit from ketogenic diet therapy
    • Discuss evidence supporting the use of ketogenic diet therapy in adults
    • Understand unique considerations for starting ketogenic diet therapy in adults (compared to children)
    • Learn about tools to help adults be successful when starting ketogenic diet therapy

  • *This event is eligible for 1 continuing education (CE) credit.

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  • A Systematic Review of Literature on the Quality of Life on the Ketogenic Diet

    Please join Martin Verkuyl, PhD, researcher from Nutricia Utrecht as he reviews research on the quality of life and the ketogenic diet.
    By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to interpret key studies that shape research on the quality of life in the ketogenic diet.
    Eligible for 1 CEU credit for nurses and dietitians.

  • Ketogenic Diets: Modifications to Manage Seizure Disorders

    Please join Yeou-Mei Christiana Liu, MSc, RD, RDN, CHES of The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada for an educational webinar on the ketogenic diet. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Determine which ketogenic diet is suitable for each individual patient
    • Modify various forms of the ketogenic diet to maximize effectiveness

  • *This event is eligible for one (1) CEU credit. To obtain the code for your certificate of attendance, please fill out this brief surveythen obtain your certificate on NLC.

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  • Refractory Epilepsy Patients: Management Options when Drugs Fail

    Join us for a 1 hour educational webinar with Dr. Arthur Partikian discussing management options for refractory epilepsy patients when drugs fail.

    Participants will be able to:

    • Understand alternative management options when antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) fail
    • Discuss the existing clinical evidence and mechanism of action for one such option: the ketogenic diet
    • Identify best candidates for the ketogenic diet
    • Evaluate how the ketogenic diet could benefit one’s own patients

  • *This event is eligible for one (1) CEU credit. To obtain the code for your certificate of attendance, please fill out this brief survey brief survey then obtain your certificate on NLC.

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  • The Role of the Neurology Nurse in the Ketogenic Diet Program

    Join us for a 1-hour educational webinar with Claire Chee, RN, BS discussing the evolution of the role of the nurse in a ketogenic diet program. Nurse Claire will also share tips from her decades of experience with the ketogenic diet. This talk was one of the highlights of KetoU 2017 in Chicago, and we are pleased to be able to bring Nurse Claire’s experience to a wider audience.
    Participants will be able to:

    • Describe the role a neurology nurse can play within a ketogenic diet program.
    • Discuss how the addition of a neurology nurse could grow and enhance a keto team.
    • Understand issues that could arise in the ketogenic diet from a nursing perspective.

    *This event is eligible for one (1) CEU credit. To obtain the code for your certificate of attendance, please fill out this brief survey then obtain your certificate on NLC. 

  • Ketogenic Diet Basics: The Modified Atkins Diet

    Please join our Keto Ambassador, Stacey Bessone, RDN, LDN for an informative webinar on the basics of the modified Atkins Diet.

    By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Describe the guidelines for use of the Modified Atkins Diet and an appropriate patient for the diet
    • Formulate an educational plan to instruct a family on the Modified Atkins Diet
    • Review a case study applying new knowledge from the MAD presentation

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • Managing a Cross-Cultural Ketogenic Diet

    Please join Keto Ambassador, Vanessa Aldaz, MPH, RD, CDE, for a free, one hour educational webinar on how to implement the ketogenic diet in various cultures.
    By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

    • Define the terms, culture and ethnic background
    • Understand the premise of "Ethno-consciousness in MNT counseling
    • Provide examples of different KD initiation protocols used in other countries
    • Provide examples of how to prepare a KD for specific ethnic and cultural backgrounds
    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • Problem Solving GI Issues in the Ketogenic Diet

    Please join our Keto Ambassador, Lindsey Thompson, MS, RD for an educational webinar targeted for new and non-Keto dietitians on Problem Solving GI Issues in the Ketogenic Diet.
    At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

    • List potential gastrointestinal (GI) complications of the ketogenic diet
    • Evaluate possible interventions for GI complications of the ketogenic diet

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • Older Children and the Ketogenic Diet

    Please join our Keto Ambassador, Stacey Bessone, RDN, LDN, for a free, one hour educational webinar on the topic of Older Children and the Ketogenic Diet.

    By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Interpret the latest research for older children, adolescents and adults on the ketogenic diet
    • Compare and contrast the use of variations of the ketogenic diet in older children, adolescents and adults
    • Define and describe obstacles of older children, adolescents and adults on the ketogenic diet and ways to address them

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • Fine Tuning & Troubleshooting the Ketogenic Diet

    Please join Keto Ambassador, Robyn Blackford, RDN, LDN, for an educational webinar on how to fine tune and troubleshoot the ketogenic diet.

    At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Calculate how to make changes to various forms of the ketogenic diet
    • Appropriately adjust calories, ketogenic diet ratio and supplements based on nutrition needs
    • Determine appropriate interventions for a sick patient on the ketogenic diet dependent upon symptoms

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Special Circumstances and the Ketogenic Diet

    Join our KetoAmbassadors Lindsey Thompson, MS, RD; and Zahava Turner, RD, for an educational Webinar targeted for new and non-Keto dietitians on special circumstances as related to the ketogenic diet – Status epilepticus and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

    At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    • Define status epilepticus
    • Identify ways to initiate the ketogenic diet for a patient in status epilepticus
    • Review the ketogenic diet induction process in the NICU
    • Recite potential complications and troubleshooting related to diet initiation in the NICU
    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • The Classic Ketogenic Diet: Evidence, Diet Calculations and Case Reports

    Join our Keto Ambassadors Lindsey Thompson, MS, RD; and Zahava Turner, RD, for a 1-hour educational webinar targeted for new and non-Keto dietitians on the basics of the Classic Ketogenic Diet (cKD).

    Participants will be able to:

    • Describe the evidence surrounding the efficacy of the classic ketogenic diet
    • Implement the learnings in calculating the cKD
    • Discuss basic case reports on the cKD
    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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  • The Ketogenic Diet: Sharing Best Practices for Tube Feeding

    Join us for a 1-hour educational webinar and hear from keto expert Becky Sparks, RD on using the Ketogenic Diet (KD) in tube-fed patients. Eligible for one CEU credit. 

    This webinar will cover:

    • Introducing the Ketogenic Diet for already tub-fed patients
    • Hints and tips for a successful implementation

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • The Ketogenic Diet Beyond Epilepsy

    Join us for an educational Webinar and hear from expert Beth Zupec-Kania, R.D.N. (Ketogenic Therapies, LLC & The Charlie Foundation).

    This webinar will cover:

    • Identify disorders for which the ketogenic diet is contraindicated
    • Identify conditions that benefit from ketogenic diet therapy
    • Identify a specific diet recommendation for one disorder or condition

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Deficiency (PDH) and the Ketogenic Diet (KD)

    Join us for an educational Webinar and hear from expert Anne Boney, MEd, RD, LDN (QOL Medical; formerly Duke University Medical Center) about the nutritional management of PDH.

    This webinar will cover:

    • Overview and biochemical background of PDH
    • Review of known therapies for PDH
    • Review of a published case report

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Nutrient Deficiency in the Ketogenic Diet: How to monitor for, prevent and address them

    Please join Jessica Holy, MS, RD/LD for an informative webinar focused on nutrient deficiencies commonly associated with the ketogenic diet. Content will include a literature review, case studies and a Q&A.

    This webinar will cover:

    • Potential nutrient deficiencies commonly associated with the ketogenic diet
    • What does the literature say?
    • How to monitor, manage and prevent deficiencies

    *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Ketone Testing in Managing the Ketogenic Diet – Literature review and case studies

    Join us for a 1-hour educational webinar and hear from experts Denise Potter, RD, CDE and Kelly Urbanik, RD, LDN, CSP as they review literature and research on the ketogenic diet.

    • Review of the literature and research on the role of blood ketone testing in initiating and managing the ketogenic diet.
    • Case studies

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Preparing Families for the Ketogenic Diet Journey

    Please join presenter Robyn Blackford, RD, Keto-Dietitian at Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for a free one hour educational webinar on the ketogenic diet (KD).

    This webinar will cover:

    • How to get families ready for the ketogenic diet
    • Review of the education process at Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, one of the largest ketogenic diet programs in the US

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • Implementing the Ketogenic Diet in Infants: An Overview and Case Reports

    Please join presenter Becky Sparks, RD, Keto-Dietitian at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and Therese O’Flaherty, RD, Keto-Dietitian at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for a free one hour educational webinar on the usage of the ketogenic diet (KD) in infants.

    This webinar will cover:

    • Review of scientific literature regarding usage of the KD in infants
    • Implementing the KD in infant
    • Discussion of case reports

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

  • New Developments in the Ketogenic Diet for Infantile Spasms

    Please join presenters Dr. Eric Kossoff, Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Zahava Turner, RD from the John Hopkins Ketogenic Diet Center, Baltimore, MD for a free one hour presentation on Infantile Spasms and the use of the ketogenice diet. Webinar objectives:

    • Review of scientific evidence
    • The ketogenic diet from the perspective of the dietitian

  • *Please note: Dietitians cannot claim credit for recorded events beyond 3 years from live event date.

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