Issues and Concerns Surrounding Dietary Supplements

Monday, October 18
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 1 (basic knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 163849

Description

Many individuals choose to use dietary supplements for promoting health, improving performance, bodybuilding, losing weight, and more. Unfortunately, some supplements have resulted in adverse events that compromise rather than improve performance. During this panel discussion, presenters will review regulatory aspects of dietary supplements; identify issues, concerns, and risks associated with dietary supplements and their ingredients; and discuss resources available to make informed decisions about dietary supplement use, including the Consortium for Health and Military Performance’s Operation Supplement Safety.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how dietary supplements are regulated.
  • Identify issues, concerns, and risks related to dietary supplements.
  • Utilize Operation Supplement Safety and other government resources to provide sound supplement guidance to patients and clients.

Performance Indicators:

  • 10.4.5 Adheres to legislation, regulations, standards and organization policies related to recommending, prescribing and dispensing vitamins and minerals, dietary supplements, functional foods and medical nutrition foods/products.
  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
  • 9.3.1 Critiques and selects appropriate, current, evidence-based, practice-based reference materials to support the development of nutrition education resources.

    Moderator(s)

  • Issues and Concerns Surrounding Dietary Supplements -

    Jonathan Scott, PhD, RD, CSSD, LD

    Assistant Professor

    Uniformed Services University

  • Speaker(s)

  • Issues and Concerns Surrounding Dietary Supplements -

    Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH, FACSM

    Professor and Executive Director of CHAMP

    Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University

  • Issues and Concerns Surrounding Dietary Supplements -

    Andrea Lindsey, MS

    Director, Operation Supplement Safety and Senior Nutrition Scientist

    Henry M. Jackson Foundation in support of Consortium for Health and Military Performance, Uniformed Services University