Internationally Educated Dietitians Network of Canada

An organization of Internationally Educated Dietitians, Registered Dietitians, Dietitian Students in Canada and abroad.

IEDNC helps to meet the needs of internationally trained dietitians transitioning to Canada and who are already in Canada to pursue a career in Dietetics and prepare for exams.

IEDNC Inc.provides an access to online education to enhance skills and increase learning in various aspects of nutrition, management, population and public health and Nutrigenomics.

Course-Anatomy

Anatomy

COURSE CODE: IDS 001

This course provides an introduction to the foundational structure of the human body at various different levels, such as macro, cellular and genetic. It provides an understanding of the unique organ systems that the human body relies on, as well as their role, function, and regulation. Through this course, one can gain knowledge of many important anatomical terms, as well as the correct usage of such terms in contexts such as homeostasis, endocrinology, cellularity, and many more.

Interpreting Laboratory Results

Interpreting Lab Results

COURSE CODE: IDS 002

This course is designed to provide health professionals gain knowledge of the basic concepts underlying the interpretation of daily laboratory work. Laboratory work presented in the course includes various tests such as Lipid Panel, Iron Panel, Blood Panel, CMP, Liver Function Tests, Routine Urinalysis, and several more. The course also highlights the management and treatment options based on test results falling within a certain range. In addition, it provides an overview of the general principles of clinical lab result analysis and the prevention of lab errors.

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Biochemistry

COURSE CODE: IDS 003

This course provides an insight into the basic principles of biochemistry and the chemical processes that drive biological systems. It helps to understand the importance of biochemistry in the context of metabolism and metabolic regulation, along with the foundations of cellular and molecular biology. Through this course, one can also gain knowledge about the proteins that make up the human body, fat metabolism, the transmission of genetic information, and much more.

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Vitamins And Minerals

COURSE CODE: IDS 004

This course highlights the basics of each core vitamin and mineral required for living a healthy lifestyle. It provides an insight into the essential topics such as absorption, sources, storage, functions, deficiency, etc., for each vitamin and mineral. It focuses on 2 groups of vitamins: fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins, as well as the major minerals elements. The course content unfolds the details of Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, and many more.

Microbiology

Microbiology

COURSE CODE: IDS 005

This course covers the fundamental concepts of microbes such as classification, the spread of infection, food safety, and more. It provides an overview of microbial environments through a series of modules and interlinking units. It gives an insight into how various organisms can impact the human body in different aspects such as diseases and cures, as well as the importance of microbiology in the food industry.

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Nutrition During Pregnancy

COURSE CODE: IDS 006

This course highlights the basics of each core vitamin and mineral required for living a healthy lifestyle. It provides an insight into the essential topics such as absorption, sources, storage, functions, deficiency, etc., for each vitamin and mineral. It focuses on 2 groups of vitamins: fat-soluble and water-soluble vitamins, as well as the major minerals elements. The course content unfolds the details of Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, and many more.

Health Outcomes

Understanding Genetics For Improving Health Outcomes.

COURSE CODE: IDS 009

This course provides a detailed understanding of the tools that health professionals can use to deliver personalized healthcare to their clients, catered to their genetic makeup. It will enable the students to understand and interpret the reports of the genetic test including health and wellness test, cancer risk assessment test, brain disorder risk assessment, autoimmunity test, sports test, skin genetics, and cannabis. After successful completion of the course, the students can become a certified gene practitioner.

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Nutrition During LIFESPAN

COURSE CODE: IDS 014

This course highlights the growth and nutritional requirements during the various stages of lifespan ranging from infancy, childhood, and adolescence. It also gives an insight into the feeding and nutrition related problems along with the development of food habits at each stage.

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Evidence-Based Practice

COURSE CODE: IDS 016

This course provides a foundational overview of evidence-based practice (EBP) in health sciences. It will help gain knowledge about the basics of EBP and its importance in improving healthcare quality and patient outcomes. It will also highlight the barriers to EBP and the use of various models to overcome them. Additionally, it will provide useful tools to critically appraise a research article for a specific evidence-based practice question.

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Cardiovascular Diseases

COURSE CODE: IDS 018

This course will educate about basic cardiovascular function, as well as common cardiovascular diseases and their pathophysiology. It highlights the diagnostic tools and treatment modalities, including prevention, for various cardiovascular diseases. Some of the topics or diseases covered in the course are risk factors and management, atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure, rheumatic heart disease, myocardial infarction, as well as medications.

Diabetes Educator

Diabetes Educator Course

COURSE CODE: IDS 22

This course is based on the 2018 Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines and is designed to enhance your knowledge, learn the basic knowledge of diabetes, explore the complexities of diabetes management and advance the practice of a health professional or non-health professional to support individuals with diabetes.

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CDE Exam Practice Questions I

This course is designed to aid in preparation of the CDE exam. Course content provides resources developed and distributed by Diabetes Canada about various guidelines such as diagnosis, monitoring, and management of diabetes, along with practice questions to allow students test their knowledge and assess their skills. These practice questions will allow students to determine which topics they are knowledgeable in and can further direct their learning to other areas requiring improvement.

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CDE Examination Practice Questions II

This course is designed to aid in preparation of the CDE exam. It has practice questions which will allow students to test their knowledge and assess their skills related to diabetes medications.