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Put It OUTside for Healthier Kids
Put it OUTside for Healthier Kids will teach you the definition of secondhand smoke and how to recognize childrenĀ“s health risk when exposed to secondhand smoke. You will learn how it feels to have an asthma attack. The course provides a steps to create a smoke-free environment for children.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Nutrition Essentials #1: Overview
This education series is an on-line course providing an introduction to nutrition called Nutrition Essentials. This module of Nutrition Essentials provides an overview. Other modules in the Nutrition Essentials series include: Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat, Vitamins, Minerals and Water. Modules build on one another and are best when taken in this sequence. During this module we will lay the foundation for the other Nutrition Essentials sessions. Our overview will include: A brief review of the discipline of food and nutrition, anatomy and energy also known as calories. We will look at the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and how the Guidelines shape educational tools such as the Food Guidance System called MyPlate and the Nutrition Facts labels. We will also explore the role of the nutrition educator versus the role of the Registered Dietitian. This series is designed for educators of the public.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #2: Carbohydrates
This module of Nutrition Essentials includes the categories of carbohydrates including fiber; digestion/ absorption;common related medical conditions; recommended intakes (Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010); a discussion of nutrient-dense foods/beverages, refined grains/added sugars with current food sources of each; carbohydrate to be increased and those to be decreased.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #4: Fat
This is the fourth module of Nutrition Essentials and it provides an overview of fat. During this module we will review fats. Fats, also called lipids, are a class of compounds that include fatty acids, triglycerides and cholesterol. Our review of fat will include: a review of fat benefits and definitions, types of fat, digestion, the effects on health of the various type of fats, dietary recommendations and educational tools. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #5: Vitamins
This module will assist learners in discovering more about vitamins - what they are, and why they are so important for proper function of the human body.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #7: Water, alcohol & other beverages
Nutrition Essentials is an education series for professionals. This module discusses water, an essential nutrient. Alcohol, because of its caloric content is included. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #3: Protein
This module provides a general overview of protein and its role in the body. Topics covered include essential and non-essential amino acids, estimating protein requirements, food sources of protein, and digestion and absorption.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Nutrition Essentials #6: Minerals
This module will assist learners in discovering more about minerals, what they are, and why they are so important for proper function of the human body. Nutrition Essentials is an education series for professionals. This module discusses a few minerals essential for proper function. Discussion includes minerals of concern and those to limit.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2013 - Part 2
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor Sarah Tilton. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification. Course includes: New CRSs and Unique Features  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2013 - Part 1
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructors Bev Kellner, Vera Fullaway, Sarah Tilton and Beth Warren. This course is approved for 2 CEUs towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification. Course includes: Myth Busters What's New in Child Safety Seats  
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2013 - Part 3
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor Vera Fullaway. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification. Course includes: LATCH, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2013 - Part 4
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor Vera Fullaway. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification. Course includes: New Technology in Vehicles  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Child Passenger Safety Tech Update 2013 - Part 5
This course provides information for certified child passenger safety technicians who wish to stay current in their technical knowledge. The course, presented in video format, features instructor Theresa Cromling. This course is approved for 1 CEU towards the required 6 CEUS for re-certification. Course includes: Case Study: Growing Up Healthy, Wealthy and Wise  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Friend to Friend: Discussion Leader Training
This course will walk Friend to Friend volunteers through the Discussion Group Leader process. It will take them through the Friend to Friend event requirements, as well as train them on how to conduct the event?s small group discussion time. Upon completing this course you will be equipped and able to guide participants through the entire Friend to Friend process. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free