This 6-module series is designed to teach the broad foundational principles for the clinical use of dietary supplements, particularly those used to supplement dietary nutrients. This series is targeted toward the healthcare professional in the United States, though much of the information is helpful for those outside the United States, though regulatory framework may differ, as well as those with a desire to learn more about the principles affecting dietary supplement use and practice.
Robert Bonakdar, MD, FAAFP, FACN
Director of Pain Management
Scripps Center For Integrative Medicine
Thomas Guilliams, PhD
The Pointe Institute
August 24, 2021
September 27, 2024
Internet enduring material
60 minutes each
Maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
This activity is designed for clinicians and other health care professionals with a desire to learn more about the principles affecting dietary supplement use and practice.
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, course directors, planners, moderators, faculty, and all others in control of the educational content of the continuing education activity must disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that they may have had within the past 24 months. If an individual refuses to disclose financial relationships, they will be disqualified from being a part of the planning and implementation of the activity. Owners and/or employees of an ineligible company with business lines or products relating to the content of the activity will not be permitted to participate in the planning or execution of any accredited program. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies listed for individuals in control of content have been mitigated. A complete listing of disclosures for this activity is below.
Role in Activity
Nature of Relevant Financial Relationship
Course Director, Moderator, Speaker
CE approval, all final decision-making on activities
Scripps Conference Services & CME
Plan, manage, implement, and reconcile CE activities
- Module 1: Dietary Supplements: An Introduction to Their Use and Regulation in the US
- Module 2: Who Needs to Supplement Dietary Nutrients?
- Module 3: How Supplemented Nutrients Differ from Food Derived Nutrients
- Module 4: The Battle of Nutrient Forms: Do I Need the Activated Form?
- Module 5: Probiotics: A Popular and Unique Category of Dietary Supplements
- Module 6: Quality Control Challenges for Dietary Supplements with a Discussion on Absorption
Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Scripps Health designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Individual Module: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Full Series: 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
For the purpose of re-licensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for attendance at structured learning activities offered by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certified Program (AANPCP) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
PAs may claim a maximum of 6 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)
Scripps Health is required by ACCME to identify, evaluate, and mitigate all potential conflicts of interest. Scripps Health has identified and mitigated all COI prior to the start of this activity using a multi-step process including independent peer review of all presentations.
Tue, Aug 24, 2021 - Fri, Sep 27, 2024