Earn 16 hours of continuing education

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Reserve your seat today!

Limited space is available at this important educational event

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, October 26

Smullin Health Education Center
2825 E. Barnett Rd.
Medford, OR 97504

Saturday, November 23

Valley River Inn
1000 Valley River Way
Eugene, OR 97401

What You’ll Learn

  • What is Celiac vs. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

    Learn what differentiates celiac disease from non-celiac gluten sensitivity

  • Solid Knowledge Base

    You will come away with clinical skills and a solid knowledge base you can apply to your practice right away

  • Current Research Data

    You will have current research data to speak confidently to any provider or patient about CD and NCGS

  • Testing for Celiac Disease

    Learn what testing to recommend, order, how to interpret testing and necessary follow-up testing

Consequences of Undiagnosed Celiac Disease

• Legal repercussions and liability of undiagnosed CD

• Increased morbidity and mortality

• Burden of disease and chronic conditions

• 30-50% increased risk of developing other auto immune diseases

• Bowel cancer, lymphoma, liver failure, infertility, skin conditions; see other signs and symptoms

• Neurological conditions and diseases such as dementia, Parkinson’s, chronic migrane, MS, seizures

• Autoimmune diseases: Type 1 Diabetes, RA, Lupus, 

• Compromised immune system

• Malabsorption disorders

• Metabolic disorders

• Recurrent infections

• Unnecessary surgeries

• NASH/NAFLD

A perfect opportunity to learn from a nurse expert the realities of CD and NCGS for a misunderstood patient population.

Objectives

  • Learn to recognize, diagnose and treat CD and NCGS
  • Learn what signs and symptoms are associated with CD and NCGS
  • Discover the testing methods currently available and how to interpret them correctly
  • Recognize the impact of the history, politics and research on CD and NCGS
  • Be introduced to potential non-dietary treatment research studies
  • Discover the impact of intestinal health on the entire body

Course Details

Cost is $199 (Cost will increase in 2020)

This continuing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

Participants can earn up to 8 hours of nursing education contact hours with the completion of the entire course either at a live seminar, webinar or taking the entire course on-line.

To view the requirements for successful completion of this CNE Activity: click here

Attendance is limited at each event. Please register early to reserve your seat.

Registration for all conferences begins at 7:00am, sessions begin promptly at 7:30am each day. Full attendance is required to earn 8 contact hours. There will be a 1-hour lunch break and two ½ hour breaks each day. Lunch is on your own. Attendees are encouraged to bring your own food for snacks and lunch. At some locations we have arranged for a Gluten Free Food Truck to be available. Beverage service will be provided throughout the day at each event. Each day will conclude at 17:30 / 5:30pm.

Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity for Nurses and Health Care Providers is appropriate for all health care providers including but not limited to Nurses, Doctors, PTs, OTs, Pharmacists, RDs, Nutritionists, Paramedics, CNAs, MAs, Hospital Administrators, Chefs, All facility Administrators, Mental Health practitioners, food service professionals, parents, teachers, everyone interested in learning more about celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity is welcome and encouraged to attend.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Approval valid through 5/8/2021.
OCEAN ID #2019-18

Be a leader in the recognition of and proper management for the Celiac and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitive patient population.

This Course Covers:

  • Signs, symptoms & complications
  • Incidence and Prevalence
  • Pathophysiology
  • History, Diagnosis and testing for CD and NCGS
  • Gluten Free Diet options
  • Managing a Healthy Gluten Free Diet
  • Other food intolerances and Allergies
  • All other dietary options including AIP, Paleo, Keto, GAPs, etc.,
  • Patient support
  • Epidemiology
  • Social and cultural factors
  • Microbiome
  • Fecal Microbial Transplants
  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Immune System
  • Skin Manifestations
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Neurological signs and symptoms
  • Mental Health
  • Associated Auto-immune Diseases
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Fetal-Maternal Health
  • Addiction
  • Genetics
  • Hospitalized patients
  • Treatment options
  • Challenges for CD patients
  • Potential new treatments
  • Additional resources

I can save more people with this information than I ever could in the emergency department.

The Gluten Free RN: Celiac Disease Specialist

Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN, BSN, CEN

Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN BSN CEN

Course Creator, Celiac Disease Expert, Author, Podcaster, RN since 1992

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Gluten Free RN Podcasts

Donations

Make a donation to the professional course Celiac Disease & Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity For Nurses & Health Care Providers so that we are able to offer the program in more areas and so that people in need of a scholarship are able to attend.

Thank you for supporting this course and other attendees!

FAQ's

The course is open to all people that are interested in Celiac Disease, NCGS, intestinal health and wellness, nutrition, functional and integrative medicine, especially all nurses and health care practitioners from all specialties and disciplines. Everyone interested is welcome and encouraged to attend.

In order to receive credit for the course, the course needs to be attended for all 16 hours. Partial credits will not be given. You will have an opportunity to make up any missed sessions at another session, via a future webinar (not scheduled yet) or on-line (not available at this time).

Unfortunately, we are unable to give discounted rates. Please let us know if this is an issue as we may have money available for a student scholarship. Preferences will be given to students in a medically related discipline such as nursing, medical or nutrition. This is at the discretion of the organizers and all decisions are final.

We do not need volunteers and it is not possible to work in exchange for attendance at this event at this time.

Beverage service will be available throughout both days of the conference. This will include coffee, decaf coffee, hot tea and water. No, catering services will be available. Meals are on your own. You are encouraged to bring your own food or research places to eat at each event. Several venues have dining services available on-site, others have restaurants nearby.

Yes, please do. You are encouraged to bring refillable water bottles and coffee mugs, but there will be cups available on-site.

A few of the hotel venues have hotel rooms that have been set aside for you to book for the conference. The cost of the hotel or lodging is not included in the cost for the conference.

The majority of the venues have free parking available on-site. Please note any additional information that is available for each venue when you are registering. Carpooling is encouraged.

Nursing Contact Hours

Participants can earn 8 continuing nursing education contact hours with the completion of the entire course either at a live seminar, webinar or taking the entire course on-line.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Oregon Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Valid through 5/8/2021. OCEAN ID #2019-18

Requirements for Successful Completion of this CNE Activity

In order to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion for this activity, the learner must complete the following criteria:

  • Sign the attendance sheet or log in for each session.
  • Attend the entire 1-day course, attending and participating in all sessions, OR take the course on-line, on your own time with completion of the course within 60 days of the start date.
  • Complete the course evaluation and post-test before you leave each full day session, OR online after completing all 8 one-hour sessions
  • Pass the quiz with 100%, if needed, participants will be allowed to retest twice. If the participant is not able to attain a score of 100% after taking the quiz a total of three (3) times, the course must be retaken, without further monetary charge to the participant, either in person or on-line, and the quiz must be taken with a score of 100% in order to earn the Certificate of Completion.

Participants who successfully complete the above requirements will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion before you leave at the end of the second day OR the Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you within one week of successful completion of the course.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures

The planners for this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

All presenters for this activity have attested that she/he will provide the best available evidence for this content and present information fairly and with/out bias, AND

Nadine Grzeskowiak, RN, BSN, CEN declares no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

Chelsea Wenger, BSN, RN declares no conflict of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

All presenters declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

Expiration Date of enduring materials (if applicable) is May 2021. Online participants have 60 days to start and finish the online program. After which time the participant will need to sign up and restart the program, completing each of the 16 sessions, again, with 60 days to complete the program and earn a Certificate of Completion. 

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