Sleep and the RDN: Incorporating Sleep Education to Reduce Chronic Disease Risk
Wed March 18th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDTFree
About This Webinar:
1. Identify at least two ways that insufficient or poor sleep can contribute to chronic disease risk.
2. Identify at least two causes of sleep problems.
3. Describe at least two approaches that dietitians can share with patients and clients that have been shown to reduce sleep problems.
Robin M. Tucker, PhD, RD, FAND
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Michigan State University
Dr. Tucker received her doctorate in Nutrition Science with a concentration in Ingestive Behavior from Purdue University. Previously, Dr. Tucker worked both in direct patient care as a clinical dietitian and in public health. Dr. Tucker currently studies how sleep affects dietary decisions, body weight, and health.
Continuing Education (CE) Credit
1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians pending approval
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