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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. 
  • You can search separately by course name, category or area of focus.
  • You can also search by multiple filters. This will only bring up results that are a match for all the filters.  For example, if you search by “Breastfeeding” (Course Title), “Nutrition Care”(Category) and “Infants, Children & Youth” (Area of Focus), the results must meet all three criteria.
  • For free presentations, search by Free in the “Category” filter.  
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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.  

Intermittent fasting: cure-all or another fad diet? Dr. Tanis Fenton This session will review the evidence for and against this diet that is often advocated for use in weight and body fat loss, and cancer. Detecting, treating and preventing malnutrition in Canadian hospitals: Cultivating nutrition research to a national standard Heather Keller RD PhD, FDC, Roseann Nasser, MSc RD CNSC FDC Learn how to support system level improvements in nutrition care practices in hospitals related to malnutrition Diets for diabetes: evidence and controversies Catherine Chan Explore the controversies and benefits of various dietary patterns and foods, taking into consideration Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes. The role of the Dietitian in body composition assessment Dr. Carla Prado, PhD, RD This session will discuss the emerging importance of body composition assessment to the nutrition care process throughout the continuum of care, and explore new approaches, technological developments and ideas for dietitians to incorporate body composition assessment in clinical practice. The Effects of Internalized Weight Stigma Kori Kostka MHSc (C) RD, Julie Sweeney RSSW, MTC What does it take to be a weight-inclusive dietitian? Learn about research and practical tips on how to navigate the emerging empathic discussion of weight stigma and weight bias. Evidence-Based Carbohydrate Restriction - Using this tool is a safe and effective manner Michelle Shepherd BSc, RD and Eliana Witchell, MSc, RD Explore the current evidence for the remission of type 2 diabetes and the role of carbohydrate restriction in managing diabetes, and learn the key components of an evidence-based, well-formulated, carbohydrate restricted dietary approach. Integrating evidence into everyday practice: Skills and tools Joanne Hamilton MSc RD Learn about the framework for evidence-based practice and practical methods to evaluate research that is focused on enhancing professional practice. Fit for Surgery: Prehabilitation Chelsia Gillis PhD(c) RD An overview of the use of nutrition prehabilitation with or without exercise to improve the experiences and outcomes of surgical patients. The pivotal role of nutrition in mental health Kelly Matheson, RD, Christina Seely, RD, CDE Hear strategies to address nutrition-related concerns of clients with mental illness, receive a summary of relevant research and key online resources to use with clients. An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding and Combating Misinformation Katie Gibbs PhD Learn why we susceptible to misinformation, how the online environment makes things worse, and why retractions and debunking aren’t always effective.
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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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