Department of Nutrition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Programs Developed at UT

  • Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium 3.0 
    • The Promoting Healthy Weight (PHW) 3.0 series will focus on promoting a healthy weight for the maternal and child health population using a socio-ecological lens. The first colloquium of the series, A Socio-Ecological Perspective—Policy at All Levels, scheduled for March 29, 2019, will focus specifically on policy and how policy affects the other levels of the socio-ecological model in the context of nutrition. For more information on live onsite and live and archived webcasts click HERE.
  • Impact Process: Quality Improvement in MCH Training
    • This learning tool aims to define QI, emphasize the importance of QI in healthcare settings, and present relevant tools for applying QI knowledge and skills in practice and was developed for implementation in group settings, but also may be completed individually as a self-study. If you are a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN), you can receive 10.0 CPEUs (activity type 740 Web-Based) for completing this module series until November 14, 2020. To enroll click HERE.
  • Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) Online Modules
    • The CLC Online Modules are an online module series intended to enhance individual cultural competence of people who are health professionals or are preparing for careers in health professions. This online module series is designed to help increase individual’s cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills. At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to describe the role of culture in healthcare delivery and the workplace; have an enhanced personal cultural awareness; explain strategies for increasing cultural knowledge; describe culturally and linguistically appropriate communication, assessment, and intervention skills; and describe ways to increase diversity in the workplace.
    • If you are a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN), you can receive 4.0 CPEUs (activity type 740 web-based) for viewing the CLC Online Modules until October 14, 2023.  To obtain continuing education hours, you must complete the evaluation in its entirety.  After completing the evaluation, your certificate will load automatically.  To complete the evaluation click HERE. Information submitted in the evaluation may be shared with the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Participants may share feedback on quality of activities/materials to the Commission on Dietetic Registration at cdr@eatright.org.


This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T79MC09805, Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition, $223,929, 50% funded by the University of Tennessee, Department of Nutrition. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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