Continuing Professional Education

The following Continuing Professional Education (CPE) content has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Below you can find instructions for completing, and receiving credit for, each of our CPE-eligible activities. Please watch this page for additional CPE-eligible content to be added in the future.  

Webinars      Self-Study Activities

Webinars

Myths and Facts about Caffeine Safety: An Expert Evaluation of the Current Science

This webinar was a live event and CPEUs are no longer available. The full deck can be found here and it features IFIC’s latest consumer research findings on consumer perceptions and behavior regarding caffeine as well as theslides of Dr. Candace Doepker, Practice Director, ToxStrategies Food and Consumer Products. Dr. Doepker presented an expert toxicological evaluation of the current science of caffeine. The presentation addressed questions about caffeine metabolism, toxicity, and safety, as well as discussed current controversies in caffeine research. 

The live event provided CDR Credentialed Practitioners 1.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) upon completion.  

Additional Webinar Details:    

  • Program Level: 1 or 2    
  • Performance Indicators: 6.2.3, 8.1.2, 8.3.6, 9.3.1
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Candace Doepker

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Food Psychology and the Role of Low-Calorie Sweeteners in Appetite and Weight Control 

This recorded webinar explores elements of food psychology and the role of low-calorie sweeteners in appetite and weight control. It is pre-approved for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) units through CDR for credentialed practitioners.    

To view this (free) webinar, click here. Registration is required to view the webinar recording – see below for instructions on receiving your CPE credit.   

Instructions for CPE Credit  

To receive your certificate of completion for viewing this CPE webinar, please send an email to ContinuingProfessionalEducation@ific.org. Generate your email by clicking the email address link and using the auto-populated subject line.

Additional Webinar Details:    

  • Program Level: 1 or 2    
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.3, 8.3.4, 9.3.1 
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Charlotte Hardman, FHEA
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this CPE webinar here. You may also submit an evaluation of this CPE offering to the Commission on Dietetic Registration at QualityCPE@eatright.org. 

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The ABCs of LCS: Addressing Benefits and Concerns of Low-Calorie Sweeteners 

This recorded webinar covers the latest scientific evidence related to intended benefits, concerns and evolving guidelines on low- and no-calorie sweeteners. It is pre-approved for 1.5 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) units through CDR for credentialed practitioners.   

To view this (free) webinar, click here. Registration is required to view the webinar recording – see below for instructions on receiving your CPE credit.  

Instructions for CPE Credit  

To receive your certificate of completion for this CPE activity after viewing the webinar, email ContinuingProfessionalEducation@ific.org with the subject line “The ABCs of LCS – Recorded Webinar Certificate Request”. If you click the email address link, the subject line will auto-populate for you. You will receive an email reply with a link to download your certificate of completion that can be submitted to CDR.   

Additional Webinar Details:   

  • Program Level: 1 or 2   
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.11, 8.3.4   
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. John L Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC  
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this CPE webinar here. You may also submit an evaluation of this CPE offering to the Commission on Dietetic Registration at QualityCPE@eatright.org.

Self-Study Activities

Aspartame CPE Self-Study Activity

Stevia CPE Self-Study Activity

Sucralose CPE Self-Study Activity