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Learning on Demand

These presentations cover a wide range of topics to help you gain insight into different practice areas, learn new skills and stay up to date on the evidence and best practices.  New topics are added regularly throughout the year. You'll see the most recent presentations listed first.

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Discount pricing is available for members and students, along with many free presentations.  To get the best value, consider purchasing an All Access Pass, which will give you access to the whole Learning on Demand library.  Note: The All Access Pass does not include Online Courses.

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Group discount rates on presentations are also available for educators and preceptors. Contact for more information. 

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  • The “Search by Course Name” filter searches the course title, presenter names and the short description. 
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Once you've purchased a presentation, you will be provided with a login and password to the DC online learning platform and course materials.  You will also be able to access your sessions from the My Learning Library link on your member dashboard.  For questions, contact Member services

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in these presentations are that of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect those of Dietitians of Canada. Further, the presentations should not be reproduced in full or in part without the express written consent of the presenter.  

Nutritional considerations for northern First Nations adolescents: Food sovereignty and mental health Melissa Hardy, RD Part 2 - Review the Canadian literature on First Nations and Indigenous adolescent health, acknowledge research gaps and discuss practical interventions for holistic upstream approaches to improving health outcomes. Medical Cannabis Solutions for Active Agers Wendy Brancato, RD and Lynn Haslam, NP Review the newest research on the characteristics, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in the elderly. Nutrition and sociocultural considerations for First Nations adolescents living on reserve in northern Canada: Focus on nutrient deficiency and chronic disease Melissa Hardy, RD Part 1 - Learn how chronic disease and mental illness in First Nation youth is multi factorial and requires a holistic interdisciplinary team and community-based approach. Recognize the challenges with Indigenous food sovereignty and food security, health service delivery, and social determinants of health. Diet and brain health: the role of optimal nutrition in improving vitality, mood and coping Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason Learn about nutritional deficiencies throughout the lifespan with a particular focus on seniors, such as B12 and magnesium. Also discussed are vitality, mood and coping abilities with an emphasis on depression and dementia. From childhood to adulthood: how to avoid doing harm with respect to body image and disordered eating in primary care Anne Williams RD Explore the benefits of a weight-neutral and curiosity-based approach to dietetic practice and understand how language and concepts from weight science and the eating disorders treatment world can be applied to reduce risk of harm to body image and improve self-esteem and health outcomes. Prenatal nutrient supplementation: too little or too much? Maude Perreault PhD RD Learn how to evaluate if pregnant have an adequate intake of pregnancy related nutrients and suggest when a supplement is appropriate. IgE & IgG blood testing: What should we tell our clients? Wendy Busse, MSc, RD Learn what IgE and IgG blood tests measure, recognize why clients seek this testing for food sensitivity and the detrimental effects of inappropriate testing on dietary intake, stress and food relationships, and gain tools to discuss test results with clients. #allergy #allergies #sensitivities Probiotics + building a healthy gut microbiome Ivana Sunjic Learn how to connect the role of food, lifestyle and probiotics in building a healthy microbiome, and how to use evidence-based resources to choose appropriate probiotics for use in clinical practice. Diet for gastrointestinal conditions: translating research into practice Caroline Tuck, PhD This session discusses the latest evidence and strategies for use of dietary therapies in irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease, including the low FODMAP diet. Ryley-Jeffs Lecture 2019: Embracing the Strength in Difference Laurie Wadsworth, PhD PDt FREE for members. The goal of this presentation is to inspire audiences to re-examine their approach to life and practice – to see the world through a different lens, and in particular highlighting the the values of inclusivity, self-awareness and critical thought.
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Thanks to the Nutrition Month Learning on Demand sponsor, Activia®, a selection of videos were made available to DC members for free during February and March.  


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