Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA credit:
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACGME Competencies - Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and communication skills

ACPE credit

This knowledge-based activity will award 14.0 contact hour (1.40 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers


University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 14.00 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. 

Needs Statement

Nutrition education is limited and/or lacking in professional healthcare and medical curricula. Various nutritional therapies and dietary guidelines are generally controversial and therefore confusing to providers and patients.


Upon completition of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Describe pathophysiology of selected chronic diseases influenced by nutrition.
2. Discuss the impact of nutritional status for each chronic disease.
3. Explain the rationale for nutritional requirements and approaches for intervention.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists and Public Health Professionals

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.