Fee per course: $249
The cost for textbooks/course materials is listed
Students receive a book list and instructions for ordering the books when given access
to the course. All of our courses will be offered solely via open enrollment. This means
you can register at any time, and once you are logged in you have 8 weeks to complete the
course(s) you registered for.
Course 1: Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition
Instructor: Rachel Blaine, MPH, RD
Navigating through evidence-based research, this course will explore important nutritional recommendations
for preconception, pregnancy, and infant and toddler feeding. In addition, it will also address strategies
for families (healthy meal and snack ideas, exercise, family support) to embrace healthy living and eating
post-delivery. This course will debunk many common myths and provide a basic understanding of the most
current maternal and child nutrition recommendations. Learn why early nutrition is the key to preventing
childhood obesity and obesity later in life, as well as where to find excellent books and online resources
for deeper exploration of topics of interest.
Course 2: Healthy Children Nutrition: At the Home, School and External Environments
Instructor: Christen Cooper, MS, RD
This course is designed for allied health professionals and childhood educators concerned with nutrition in
addition to parents or caregivers interested in expanding their nutrition knowledge. Utilizing evidence-based
research, explore the role and impact of three predominant nutrition environments that affect a child's
food choices: the home, the school, and the external environment. Topics covered include: navigating the fast
food jungle, addressing media and marketing to children, identifying the connection between nutrition and school
performance and behavior, exploring successful parental feeding behaviors, and general strategies for childhood
overweight and obesity prevention.