All About Caffeine: Clarifying the Controversies Surrounding Caffeine and Health CPE Program

The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “All About Caffeine: Clarifying the Controversies Surrounding Caffeine and Health." 

If you are a registered dietitian or a dietetic technician, registered, simply follow the instructions to earn one CPE credit hour following your successful completion of the CPE questions.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the CPE program, the learner should be able to:

1. Discuss history of caffeine, its sources and uses.
2. Understand how caffeine is metabolized by the body, and the physiological response to caffeine.
3. Learn the typical amounts of caffeine in various caffeinated beverages and how to calculate and consume moderate amounts from all sources.
4. Understand the science on the relationship between caffeine and various health conditions.
5. Explore potential benefits of caffeine being uncovered through new research.

Suggested Learning Codes:

2020  Composition of foods, nutrient analysis
4030  Dietary Guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
7100  Institution/regulatory policies and procedures, CMS, OBRA, JCAHO, NCQA, OSHA, USDA

Instructions:

Step 1. Please click here to register for this free CPE online learning module.

Step 2. Read the learning objectives for this CPE program as listed above.

Step 3. Follow this link (PDF) to the online program, “All About Caffeine: Clarifying the Controversies Surrounding Caffeine and Health.”

Step 4. Review and answer the CPE Questions (PDF) for the online program, “All About Caffeine: Clarifying the Controversies Surrounding Caffeine and Health,” to ensure you have met the program objectives. When you are finished, view the answer key (PDF).

Step 5. Complete the online evaluation form for this CPE program. At the end of the evaluation, you will be redirected to the Foundation home page. Return to this CPE page.

Step 6. Download the Certificate of Completion (PDF) and put it in your files to verify completion of the CPE program and to receive one CPE credit hour.

(NOTE: You need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view the PDFs).