Course overview

Essential Nutrition: Regulatory Landscape for Nutrition Practice

In this course, the benefits of qualified and trained nutrition practitioners to overall public health are discussed and the regulatory environment explored. Best practices for advocating for the practice of nutrition care by qualified professionals are identified.

Michael Stroka, JD, MBA, MS, CNS, LDN

 Board Review Series

AIHM 2016 Annual Conference

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

1 hour

 Non-CME Eligible*

0 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • Qualified nutrition practitioners are a vital part of our healthcare system. We envision transforming the health of Americans through a healthcare system that promotes diverse providers practicing nutrition to the level of their training and giving consumers access to the practitioner of their choice. This presentation will explore the many strides that have been made across the country to transform the landscape for nutrition practitioners.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Examine the changing landscape of nutrition practitioners and the role of nutrition as a single profession, and nutrition as a toolset used by a wide variety of trained professionals to improve the health of those they serve.
    • Distinguish the difference between private credentialing and state regulation.
    • Review current nutrition licensure laws in the U.S and their impact on the field of nutrition and public health.
    • Identify ways to advocate for the practice of nutrition care by qualified professionals.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Michael Stroka, JD, MBA, MS, CNS, LDN

About Michael
Michael Stroka is a licensed attorney, businessman and Certified Nutrition Specialist and is Executive Director of the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists. Michael successfully embarked on a healing journey with nutrition and yoga at the core and has since dedicated his work to transforming human health through nutrition. Michael is a graduate of the University of Virginia Law School and Business School and holds an MS in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.