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Goal and Learning Outcomes

The goal of this teenage vegetarianism continuing education module is to update dietitians’ and nurses’ knowledge of the special nutritional concerns of the vegetarian teen and how to ensure that the diet is nutritionally adequate. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the nutrient concerns for teenagers who adopt a vegetarian diet
  • Present alternative sources of various nutrients that may be lacking in a vegetarian diet due to food restrictions
  • Recognize the warning signs of an eating disorder and the relationship to vegetarianism
  • Offer reasonable solutions and assurances to parents who are concerned about their vegetarian teenagers

Course Termination/ Update Date : 10/22/2017

Course Originally Released on : 03/31/2003

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Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning 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.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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