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“Everything in food works together to create health or disease.”

—T. COLIN CAMPBELL, PHD

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Expand your professional opportunities by earning continuing education credits from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Our Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate has been approved by the Foundation of Care Management, the Commission on Dietetic Registration, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association for continuing education for the following credits:

  • 30 CPEUs for Dietitians
  • 2.0 CEUs for National Strength and Conditioning Association members
  • 30 AMA Category 1 CreditsTM
  • 30 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 30 Pharmacy Contact Hours

Please see our FAQ at the bottom of the page for further information. If you need immediate assistance concerning your purchase of continuing education credits, please email jedwards@nutritionstudies.org.

Dietitians

Dietitians who complete all three courses in the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate program are eligible to receive 30.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEU) from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Cost

  • Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Cost: $1260
  • CE Credits Cost: $0
  • Total Cost: $1260

Credits are self-reported on the CDR website at http://cdrnet.org.

National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)

NSCA certified individuals who complete all three courses in the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Program are eligible to receive 2.0 CEUs. More information concerning membership in the NSCA can be found on their website.

Cost

  • Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Cost: $1260
  • CE Credits Cost: $0
  • Total Cost: $1260

Please review our FAQ for specific details on how to earn credits from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

The Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate has been approved by the Foundation of Care Management for 30.0 Continuing Education Credits in the following categories:

  • 30 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
  • 30 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 30 Hours Pharmacy Contact Hours

Cost

  • Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate Cost: $1260
  • CE Credits Cost: $125
  • Total Cost: $1385

Please review our FAQ for specific details on how to earn credits from the Foundation of Care Management. *Important Note: These credits are not available retroactively.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by The Foundation for Care Management (FCM) and T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. FCM 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.

  • This program is approved for 30 AMA Category 1 Credits TM
  • This program is approved for 30 Nursing Contact Hours
  • This program is approved for 30 Contact Hours Pharmacy Credits

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Healthcare providers should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Accreditation and Disclosure Agreement

Continuing education credits for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists (CMEs, CNEs, CPEs) cost $125. This fee is in addition to the total cost of the certificate program and covers processing and administration charges. Dietitian and NSCA continuing education credits are free.

The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies is not responsible for obtaining approval for any other professional credit than what is currently listed. Please contact your individual accrediting agency to request approval for other professional credits.

The Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate is considered a self-study program according to the guidelines of the Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR). In accordance with these guidelines, students must complete the following to earn credits.

  • Complete all course requirements for the certificate program
  • Claim credits on the CDR website
  • Maintain a record of your participation. We suggest you keep a copy of your letters of completion and certificate
  • A pretest and posttest is not required

Students must maintain a record of their participation in this continuing education activity for a minimum of 2 years after the completion.

The NSCA Certification Department does not automatically record your participation. To receive credit you must:

  • Complete all course requirements for the certificate program
  • Send an email to jedwards@nutritionstudies.org when you have finished the program. To claim your credits, the email must include your name and date of completion. For proof of participation you must attach a copy of your certificate which will become available after you have completed CNS603
  • Maintain a record of your participation in this NSCA accredited activity—CNS suggests you keep a copy of your certificate

The Center for Nutrition Studies provider number with the NSCA is: H1068

Students can purchase these credits at the beginning of the first course (CNS601: Nutrition and Society) in the Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate series.

Please note: registration for these credits requires creating a continuing education user account in an external system (accessed from within the CNS601 course) using your email address and a password. We strongly suggest that you use the same email address and password that you use to log into the eCornell website!

Students must complete the following to earn credits:

  • Register and pay for CE credits
  • Complete a Pre-test prior to beginning coursework in CNS601:Nutrition and Society
  • Complete all course requirements for CNS601, CNS602 and CNS603
  • Complete a Post-test & evaluation upon completion of CNS603

Additional Information:

  • Each test takes approximately 10 to 15 minutes to complete, and must be completed in one sitting.
  • A passing score of 70% or better is required for the post-test. The test may be retaken if necessary.
  • Your test scores do not affect the number of hours you are able to earn

No. Partial credits for completing a single course within the program are not available for any continuing education credits that are offered. Credits can only be earned by completing all three courses.

Please visit the following page in the eCornell knowledge base for additional information. You can also email us at jedwards@nutritionstudies.org. We are available M-F, 9-5 EST.

Please visit the following page in the eCornell knowledge base for additional information. You can also email us at jedwards@nutritionstudies.org. We are available M-F, 9-5 EST.

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