Course Catalogue

To help meet the needs of internationally educated dietitians, registered dietitians and dietetic students in Canada and abroad, IE Dietitians Network of Canada has developed many online courses to help individuals enhance skills and increase learning in various aspects of nutrition and health. These courses can serve as guides for transitioning from the dietetics of other countries to Canada and can also aid in preparation of various dietetic examinations. Upon completion of an IEDNC online course, you are also granted a Canadian certificate from IE Dietitians Network of Canada. Explore our vast course catalogue below:

CDRE

CDRE Prep Course

November 2021 edition

A unique review course, focused on the competencies and performance indicators to be assessed, recommendations for selected content related to Food, Nutrition and Dietetics for your review along with multiple-choice practice questions and answers and a practice exam to help you feel confident!

Launched in 2016 to help dietitians prepare for the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE), the CDRE Prep Course is updated for every sitting of the examination based on dietitians’ feedback and changes to the examination blueprint.   

November 2021 CDRE Prep Course Includes:  

A recorded webinar that provides an overview of the six study modules and instructions on how to use them to prepare for the examination as well as tips on how to navigate multiple choice questions.    

The Modules and Practice Questions:

1: Communication, Collaboration and Education Principles – includes 20 practice questions

2: Professional Practice, Policies and Standards, Research, Government of Canada Resources and Jurisprudence – includes 20 practice questions

3: Population & Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention – includes 20 practice questions

4: Management, Food Service Management and Food Service Systems – the module contains 57 questions and answers and 102 multiple choice questions with answers AND there are 20 practice questions

5: Food and Nutrition Science – the module references examples of practice questions

6: Nutrition Care – 20 practice questions related to a few clinical cases

The practice exam introduces 185 multiple choice questions and answers that are different from the practice questions and ensures testing of all Performance Indicators in all five competency domains as well as covering all testable diseases and conditions and knowledge topic areas.

All modules follow a consistent format for ease of use. 

Visit www.suebehari.com to join the course.     

Enteral Nutrition

Enteral Nutrition for Adult Hospitalized Patients

Dietitians should have a knowledge of the principles of enteral nutrition, including calculation and design of enteral feeding regimens, delivery and monitoring, and awareness of complications. The course offered by McCall Dietetics is designed to meet the learning needs of those who have limited instruction or experience with enteral feeding or dietitians who are changing their professional direction to include inpatients. It emphasizes up-to-date practical information about patient management and includes ample opportunity to practice assessment and calculations. IEDNC Members get a 25% discount on the course.

Visit https://www.mccalldietetics.com to join the course.

IEDNC Members get a 25% discount on the course. Contact us at info@iendc.ca for more detail.

Critical Care Nutrition

Advanced Concepts in Critical Care Nutrition Support

This advanced level course is for dietitians or other health professionals that have some experience in the ICU. The curriculum includes topics that are new and upcoming, present challenging clinical situations, or involve some controversy. Pertinent research is included in all modules. A special section is devoted to ARDS and COVID-19 issues. Four guest speakers add their expertise to the content. Take the time to learn in-depth knowledge that will improve your clinical skills.

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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.

Hepatobiliary Course

Hepatobiliary Disorders

COURSE CODE: IDS 006

Hepatobiliary Disorders, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to enhance clinical knowledge and skills in hepatology. Through a series of modules and interlinking units, this course educates upon various hepatobiliary disorders such as fatty liver disease, alcoholic cirrhosis, hepatitis, and plenty more. Students will gain a thorough understanding of such ailments by learning about the pathogenesis, clinical/laboratory features, prognosis, and nutrition therapy amongst other additional aspects.

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Nutrition During Pregnancy

COURSE CODE: IDS 007

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.

Gastro Tract Disorders

Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

COURSE CODE: IDS 010

Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to educate about the various diseases and health issues affecting the human body’s digestive system. Highlighting aspects like etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, management, etc. through a series of modules and interlinking units, a thorough understanding of GI functioning in disorders of the digestive system can be achieved. Learn about many different gastrointestinal tract disorders, such as celiac disease, oral cancer, stomach dyspepsia, and more, along with the significance of nutrition in each.

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Dietetic Examination Practice Questions

COURSE CODE: IDS 013

Dietetic Examination Practice Questions, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to allow students to test their knowledge and practice answering realistic questions in different areas such as communication, professionalism, nutrition care, food safety, management, dietetic practice and many more. 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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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.

Nutrition Care

Nutrition Care Process

COURSE CODE: IDS 015

Nutrition Care Process, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to outline the framework of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) and guide healthcare professionals towards providing more efficient and effective care. In thorough detail, learn about the various steps of the Nutrition Care Process, consisting of; nutrition screening as a prerequisite, following with nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention and nutrition monitoring/evaluation. Nutrition Care Process uses up-to-date terminology to educate about and evoke critical thinking, as well as decision-making during nutrition counselling.

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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.

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CDE Exam Practice Questions I: Diabetes - 2018 Clinical Practice Guidelines

COURSE CODE: IDS 019

CDE Exam Practice Questions I, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to aid in preparation for Clinical Practice Guidelines provided by Diabetes Canada. Course content provides resources from 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 Exam Practice Questions II: Diabetes Medications

COURSE CODE: IDS 020

CDE Exam Practice Questions II, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to aid in preparation for Clinical Practice Guidelines provided by Diabetes Canada. Course content provides resources from 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.

Renal Disorders

Renal Disorders

COURSE CODE: IDS 021

Renal Disorders, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to educate about the various diseases and health issues affecting the renal/urinary system in the human body. Through a series of modules and interlinking units, this course will aid in developing an in-depth understanding of topics like kidney stones, end-stage renal disease, dialysis and several more. Through a comprehensive approach, aspects like basic pathophysiology, diagnosis, causes, therapy and treatments are covered for each disorder. Renal Disorders will educate more about the core details of such illnesses and allow one to gain expertise in the domain of renal disorders.

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.

Neurobiological Disorders

Neurological Disorders

COURSE CODE: IDS 023

Neurological Disorders, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to explore the fundamentals of disorders and ailments affecting the nervous system within the human body. Through a series of modules and interlinking units, learn about the pathology, prognosis, symptoms and therapeutic strategies of various neurological disorders such as: epilepsy, stroke, several progressive neurological disorders, and neurotrauma amongst other topics. This course will enhance students’ clinical skills and knowledge in the vast realm of neurological disorders using a comprehensive approach for learning.

Energy and Body Weight

Energy and Body Weight

COURSE CODE: IDS 027

Energy and Body Weight, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based coursed designed to introduce the fundamentals of energy balance, intake, and expenditure for an active and healthy lifestyle. The modules explore elements like energy balance, overweight and obesity, nutritional interventions, etc. that contribute to maintaining a healthy level for both energy as well as body weight. Through a series of modules and interlinking units, learn about three major aspects of energy expenditure, as well as the classification, etiology and consequences of various aspects of health through a comprehensive approach.

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Neoplastic Diseases

COURSE CODE: IDS 034

Neoplastic Diseases, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to educate about modern oncology, targeting a vast range of topics related to cancer and neoplasia. Through a series of interlinking modules and units, learn about the pathophysiology, diagnosis and types of cancer, as well as the various treatments and therapies including nutrition intervention that can be utilized for effective cancer management. This course will enhance students’ clinical knowledge in the vast realm on oncology using a comprehensive learning approach.

Research Writing

Research Writing

COURSE CODE: IDS 037

Basics of Research Writing, offered by IEDNC Inc., is an online-based course designed to introduce the fundamental aspects of research interpretation and writing skills. Through a series of modules and interlinking units, learn about the details of literature reviews, integrity in writing, different forms of citation, and more. This course will aid in improving research potential and writing styles, which can be incorporated in academic and professional careers of all sorts.