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Continuing Professional Education

The SHP Department of Nutritional Sciences is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (Provider Number UN001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Academic courses may be taken for continuing education credit. CPE documentation will be provided upon successful completion of the course requirements to include in your Professional Development Portfolio for the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Each course hour is equivalent to 15 CEU. For the current course schedule, click here.
Seminars and conferences are also offered periodically.

Nutrition Focused Physical Examination & Assessment - A Workshop for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

This workshop provides an introduction to physical examination and assessment of nutrition status. This hands-on workshop includes demonstration and practice of techniques under professional supervision. Program learning outcomes to be attained at the novice level include examination and assessment of characteristics of malnutrition, muscle and fat stores, vital signs, abdomen, lung, heart, orofacial region and dysphagia screening.  For more details, e-mail

Our next NFPE&A workshop will be held June 19th and June 20th 2018. For details regarding this workshop, click here If you would like to be added to our mailing list please send an email to Rachael Patusco at

To register for a continuing education course, please click here for payment and registration informationIf you would like to register by mail, please email for more details.

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