COVID-19: The Role of Nutrition in Supporting the Immune System

Please note that this course is only for 1199SEIU members who work with the City of New York (H + H and Mayoral Agencies).

 

Session Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 23, 2020 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Registration deadline is December 22nd at 5 pm.
Session Location: Virtual (Live Webinar via Zoom)
CE Credits: 2 hours (2 CEU)

 

Descriptive Summary:

Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, and this may offer protection from illnesses and shorten the COVID-19 recovery period. This course will provide a general overview on properties of COVID-19 infection; the role of nutrition in boosting immunity; and what would be essential in supporting a healthy immune system.

 

Learning Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the properties of COVID-19 infection
  2. Describe the complexity of the immune system during stress and inflammation.
  3. Outline an evidence-based diet regimen that can help support a healthy immune system.
  4. Describe the role of key nutrients and foods in modulating the immune system.
  5. Explain the role of dietary supplements, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants in stress and inflammation.

 

Pharmacy Accreditation Info

Pharmacists
UAN: 0134-0000-20-189-L01-P
Survey Link: https://nyschp.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mcform&view=ngforms&id=2071597
CE Code: Infection

Pharmacy Technicians
UAN: 0134-0000-20-189-L01-T
Survey Link: https://nyschp.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mcform&view=ngforms&id=2071598
CE Code: Nutrition

Please contact Meridania.Gutierrez@1199funds.org with any questions.

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