Webinars

Webinars are among several other benefits to members. Webinars are available to SCAN members for free, Academy members for $24.00, and non-members $54.00. All webinars can be purchased in the eatrightStore.

Most webinars offer CPE credits. DPG/MIGs are being integrated with the Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS) that supports easy access to webinar recordings, quizzes, and CPEU certificates. Integrating with the LMS allows SCAN members to have one-stop access to their CPE history. Members will find CPE certificates for any Academy CPE items including DPG/MIG items within the LMS making it easier to track history and find certificates. Instructions can be found on CPEU Quizzes.

If there are no CPE credits available, the recording and handouts will be sent through email.

Upcoming Webinars

The New 2020-25 Dietary Guidelines for Prevention of CVD and other Chronic Diseases: An Update

Speaker: Linda Van Horn, PhD, RDN

Date: April 28, 2021
Time: 1 - 2 p.m. (Central time)

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA’s) are reissued every five years based on an extensive systematic review of the world’s literature on diet and health as reviewed by the US dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (2020 USDGAC). The 18 month process involves a very highly regulated review of relevant research beginning with clearly identified criteria defining studies that include the required data access. Publications that merit inclusion in the systematic reviews report all of the variables that fit these established criteria and permit full evaluation within the scientific question to be addressed. These reviews build upon the prior DGAC’s review but also advance the more recent results that can update and or refute prior guidance. The newest component in the 2020 Guidelines is the introduction of dietary recommendations that begin at birth. Whereas previously all of the DGA’s began at age 2, this decision reflects advocacy by the 2010 DGAC who strongly encouraged this change. Data are limited in this “B-24” age group, but the interest in advancing this area and encouraging publications is strong.

This particular webinar will focus on the fats and seafood/dietary patterns chapters as the relevant domains will be summarized. The topics of research interest beyond the B-24 age group that relate to the diet over the life course that is associated with lowest risk for development of cardiovascular disease. It is also acknowledged that rapidly advancing work on precision diet for health as it currently represents a major focus of the NIH Strategic Plans for Diet and health over the decade ahead.

CPEU: 1.0

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the updated approach towards identifying priority topics for review by the DGAC
  2. Identify the current recommendations regarding dietary fats and seafood for prevention and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
  3. Recognize the current status of evidence-based dietary patterns that are associated with prevention and treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Speaker Bio:

Linda Van Horn, PhD, RDN, is Professor and Chief of the Nutrition Division, Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Dr. Van Horn did her undergraduate work in Dietetics at Purdue, Internship at Indiana University, Indianapolis, and she has a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh. Her PhD is in Public Health/Nutrition from the University of Illinois, Chicago. She was Editor and Chief of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics from 2003-2013, the allotted two terms. She Chaired the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) and was privileged to serve as a member of the recently completed 2020 US DGAC.

She is a long-time volunteer and Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) and is currently serving as the Academy/SCAN Liaison to the AHA Nutrition Committee.

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SCAN 2020 Symposium

Vitamin D and Omega-3…Translating Tricky Topics into Action for Athletes

Speakers: Michelle Rockwell PhD, RD, CSSD and Peter Ritz, RD

Hosted live on April 14, 2020

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Speaking their Language & Getting them to Change: Working with the Gen Z Athlete

Speakers: Sterling Brown

Hosted live on April 21, 2020

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The Practical Assessment and Management of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S)

Speaker: Roberta Anding, MS, RD/LD, CSSD, CDE, FAND

Hosted live on April 23, 2020

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Food-First Eating Patterns to Maximize Health and Human Performance

Speakers: Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD and Mike Roussell, PhD

Hosted live on April 29, 2020

Supported by: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff

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Performance-Centered Plant-Based Diets for Athletes

Speakers: Bob Murray, PhD, FACSM and Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RDN, FAND

Hosted live on May 27, 2020

Supported by: Clif Bar Company

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A Multi-Omics Approach to Interpreting the Influence of Polyphenols in Countering Exercise-Induced Physiological Stress

Speaker: David C. Nieman, DrPH, FACSM

Hosted live on July 14, 2020
Supported by: POM Wonderful

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Sports Performance

Sports Performance is dedicated to promoting nutrition practices that enhance lifelong health, fitness, and sports performance; and advancing the vocation of sports dietetics. Sports Performance members are the source of sports nutrition information and services, empowering individuals to achieve optimal health and performance.

Prebiotics, Probiotics and Adaptogens: Influences on Immunity for Athletes

Speaker: Kelly R. Jones MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

Hosted live on April 8, 2021

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Getting to the Bottom of Microbes in Sport - The Potential Role of the Gut Microbiota in Athlete Health and Performance

Speaker: Sharon Madigan PhD, RD, RSEN, FFSEM (Hon)

Hosted live on November 30, 2020

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    Whole-Food Plant-Based Fuel for Fitness

    Speaker: Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

    Hosted live on November 16, 2020

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    The Art of Communicating Science: Putting Heart Health Research into Action

    Speakers:

    Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN
    Penny M. Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD, FAHA, FNLA, FASN, CLS

    Hosted live on September 10, 2020

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    Facts with Tact: Strategies for Uncomfortable Conversations in Sports Nutrition

    Speakers: 
    Lindzi S. Torres, Maj, USAF, BSC

    MPH, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM EP-C, FAND

    Joanne Mirtschin
    B Health Sc (Nut and Diet), APD, AccSD, GAICD

    Hosted live on August 26, 2020

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    Nutrition and Immune Health

    Speaker: Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN

    Hosted live on August 5, 2020

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    Sports Nutrition for the Injured Athlete

    Speaker: Katie McInnis PhD, RD, LD

    Hosted live on July 8, 2020

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    Introducing the New SCAN and Gatorade's Sports Fueling Project: Modern Mentoring for Aspiring Sports RDs

    Speaker: Linda Samuels, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN and Lisa Heaton, MS, RD, CSSD

    Hosted live on June 18, 2020

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    Four Key Steps to Designing an Effective Nutrition Plan for Achieving Optimal Performance Weight

    Speaker: Michele Macedonio, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

    Hosted live on June 11, 2020

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    Clif Bar Sponsored Webinar: Navigating Active Nutrition Recommendations

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Sports Nutrition Support for Paralympic Athletes

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    What Should Dietitians, Coaches and Athletes Know About Glycogen Metabolism?

    Note: CPE credits are not available.

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    Cardiovascular Health

    Cardiovascular Health is dedicated to promoting evidence-based nutrition practices in the Cardiovascular arena. CV members are experts in providing nutrition counseling and guidance in active lifestyles that are consistent with the science for achieving risk reduction from chronic disease, proactive health maintenance and optimal nutrient intake for a healthy lifestyle.

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease Reduction: An Update

    Speaker: Kevin C Maki, PhD, CLS, FNLA, FTOS, FACN

    Hosted live on February 10, 2021

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    Update on Heart-Healthy Eating for Vascular Health: Focus on Endothelial Function and the Gut Microbiome

    Speaker: Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND

    Hosted live on December 9, 2020

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    Cardiovascular Nutrition Assessment Update: What’s in Your Toolbox?

    Speakers: Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND and Ellen Aberegg, MA, RDN, LD, FAACVPR

    Hosted live on November 4, 2020

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    Current Evidence and Clinical Recommendations on the Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Very-Low-Carbohydrate (including Ketogenic) Diets for the Management of Body Weight and other Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

    Speakers: Carol Kirkpatrick, PhD, MPH, RDN, CLS, FNLA and Susan J. Vannucci, PhD, RDN

    Hosted live on June 22, 2020

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    Unscrambling the Dietary Cholesterol Confusion

    Speaker: Kevin C. Maki, PhD, CLS

    Hosted live on March 31, 2020

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    2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Part 1, Lifestyle and Behavioral Factors – An Important Role for Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists

    Speaker: Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RDN, FNLA

    Hosted live on February 5th, 2020

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    Health and Wellness Coaching for the RDN

    The emerging professions of health and wellness coaching are helping people avoid quick fixes, overcome their challenges, build bridges to master health and well-being behaviors and make changes that last. This webinar will expand your skill-set as an RDN.

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    Heart Over Hype: Fresh Avocados are Heart-Healthy with Naturally Good Fats

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Nutraceuticals for Lowering LDL-C: A Review of the Evidence

    Note: CPE credits are not available.

    The global nutraceutical market (including both functional foods and dietary supplements) is expected to reach $578.23 billion by 2025, and a search for "cholesterol-lowering supplements" on an online shopping site yields over 600 results. Patients are seeking out natural methods of treating hypercholesterolemia, and dietitians must be equipped to support them with evidence-based recommendations. While not intended to replace pharmacological therapy, many nutraceuticals can help achieve treatment targets, particularly in patients with mild to moderate lipid elevations, statin-intolerant patients, and patients on pharmacological treatment but not quite at goal. This webinar will review the evidence behind common LDL-lowering nutraceuticals, focusing on those with well-designed studies to demonstrate their efficacy. Upon completion, you will be able to identify nutraceuticals to consider, either alone or in conjunction with pharmaceuticals, in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, along with dosing information, possible side effects, and anticipated LDL-C improvements.

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    Teens Eat Right

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the slides and handouts are available.

    Tools and tips for teachers presented by Carol Lapin, MS, RD, LD

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    Wheat Breeding: Conserving the Grain, Extending its Legacy

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Wellness & Wellbeing

    Eating Beyond the Headlines: Sorting Evidence from Emotion

    Speaker: Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

    Hosted live on February 24, 2021

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    The DASH Difference: Relevant, Timely, Sustainable, A Physician & Dietitian’s Perspective

    Speakers: Cindy Kleckner, RDN, LD, FAND & Sarah Samaan, MD, FACC, FACP, FASE

    Hosted live on January 12, 2021

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    Cultural Competency and Humility in Dietetics

    Speaker: Manju Karkare, MS, RDN, LDN, CLT, FAND

    Hosted live on September 16, 2020

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    The Potential Role of Medical Nutrition Therapy as a Treatment for Acne

    Speaker: Jennifer Burris PhD, RD, CNSC, CSSD, CDE, CSG

    Hosted live on June 25, 2020

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    1-2-3 Steps to Storytelling for Nutrition Communications and Counseling

    Speaker: Jean Storlie, MS, RD

    Hosted live on May 21, 2020

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    Added Sugars and Health

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Applying the Science Behind Prunes and Bone Health in Practice

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Integration of Exposure Response Prevention with Dietary Application in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the recording and handouts are available.

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    Health and Wellness Coaching for the RDN

    Speaker:  Kim Larson, RDN, NBC-HWC

    The emerging professions of health and wellness coaching are helping people avoid quick fixes, overcome their challenges, build bridges to master health and well-being behaviors and make changes that last. This webinar will expand your skill-set as an RDN.

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    The Role of Prunes in Optimizing Health

    More than ever, consumers are demanding more than "a capsule for this, and a tablet for that." From gut and bone health to weight management and healthy aging, this session is dedicated to exploring how everyday foods like prunes can help support a healthy body.

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    Teens Eat Right

    Note: CPE credits are not available. Only the slides and handouts are available.

    Tools and tips for teachers presented by Carol Lapin, MS, RD, LD

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    3-2-1 & Done

    Welcome to 3-2-1 & done an exciting new SCAN education offering of mini webinars that are only 3 minutes long. We call them “webbies”, and they are designed to educate and inform and provide you with actionable skills and information that you can put into practice NOW.

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    Collaborative Webinars

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    MSG: Demystifying the Controversy & Discovering the Possibilities - Sponsored by Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

    MSG is one of the most beloved and demonized ingredients in American history. It’s a staple for home cooks and world renowned chefs, yet it’s a subject of skepticism as brands and restaurants promote “MSG-free.” Join us to take a look at the most recent research regarding safety and to address common concerns related to this ingredient, such as headaches. This webinar will also discuss the flavor enhancing and sodium reduction benefits of MSG.

    Release Date: September 26, 2019

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