Oldways offers a range of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for dietitians and dietetic technicians, at no charge. These include webinars, conferences, and video proceedings from our conferences. Some dietitians have even used our overseas culinaria programs to earn CPE credits. Oldways is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), provider number OI440.

Free CPE Programs Currently Available

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The African Heritage Diet: An Innovative Tool for Combating Diabetes, Obesity, and Other Diet-Related Chronic Diseases (Webinar)

This level 1 course offers an in-depth overview of the African Heritage Diet as an evidence-based, culturally meaningful, nutrition intervention guide. Health professionals will find information and tools to help clients of African heritage prevent and manage many of today’s chronic, diet-related diseases through traditional foods.  2 Credit Hours.

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Pasta: A Unique Grain Food (Webinar)

This Oldways one-hour on-demand webinar, PASTA: A UNIQUE GRAIN FOOD, explains how pasta’s compact structure helps it release its energy slowly and steadily. The scientific presenters also cover the broad topic of healthy carbohydrates, traditional diets like the Mediterranean Diet, and pasta’s role in reducing obesity.

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The Mediterranean Diet

Oldways created this course for Today’s Dietitian, which is available in the Today’s Dietitian CE Learning Library. This level 2 course explores the key characteristics of the Mediterranean diet, provides a research update on the health benefits of the diet, and indicates how the diet can be incorporated into existing MNT.  2 Credit Hours.



OTHER CPE opportunities Available

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Sicily Culinaria (April 8-15, 2018)

Join Oldways and well-known nutrition and lifestyle medicine expert Dr. David Katz and his wife, Dr. Catherine Katz, a scientist and Mediterranean cooking expert, for a week-long exploration of the dazzling island of Sicily. We’ll spend four nights in Palermo and three in Catania, with lots of adventure in between. In Palermo, we’ll visit spectacular food markets and museums, along with a longer guided tour of the Monreale Cathedral and its magnificent mosaics. We’ll have a day at Anna Tasca Lanza’s legendary cooking school/winery/restaurant/hotel Regaleali, and another day at Agrigento, a large archaeological site with well-preserved Greek temples. We’ll finish our week in and around the lively city of Catania, which features one of the best fish markets anywhere in the Mediterranean. Registered dietitians are eligible for an estimated 17 CPE credits

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