11 May 2022Resource
CPD can cover a wide range of activities: anything you do to learn or develop professionally can count towards your CPD, providing it enhances what you can offer to service users as part of your practice. In fact, you’re probably already doing more CPD than you realise!
We’ve put together a compilation of useful resources which may aid you in your CPD goals. The list below covers podcasts, webinars, and books which could help your learning.
The Dietitian Cafe is a podcast for healthcare professionals to learn from. It features interviews with a number of different dietitians and discusses many areas of dietetics and nutrition, from studying to academia, clinical to industry, the NHS to freelancing.
Established in 2015 by Fiona Sutherland, an APD from Melbourne Australia, The Mindful Dietitian is a hub for dietitians and nutrition professionals looking to learn, collaborate and get support from other like-minded dietitians throughout the world. They are passionate about Health At Every Size, the Non-Diet Approach and Mindfulness-based practice.
Aaron Boyson interviews dietitians from around the world to talk about their journeys and groundbreaking work. If you are a dietitian, student dietitian, or just want to hear about the world of dietetics, this is the podcast for you.
Stefanie Valakas is an accredited practicing dietitian and nutritionist and the director of The Dietologist, based in Sydney, Australia. Stephanie is focused on helping women take control of their lifestyle and transform their diets to improve their fertility. Podcast episodes include ‘Navigating PCOS and Endo with Nutrition’ and ‘Understanding Hypothalamic Amenorrhea’.
Physiotherapist hosts Ena and Jo discuss the role of dietitians in the acute setting and changes to the profession during the pandemic with Critical Care and Dietetics Lead Luke Cunningham.
AHP Leader co-hosts an episode with Ras Kahai, a specialist cardio-respiratory dietitian. They are joined by Aaron Boysen, who is currently working in Long COVID clinics, and Elaine Anderson, who talks from the perspective of a specialist dietitian and a person living with Long COVID.
The Gut Loving Podcast aims to educate, empower and inform through conversations about the tools and therapies which can be used to manage IBS and its symptoms. The podcast is hosted by Laura Tilt, an experienced dietitian specialising in IBS and the low FODMAP diet, and Huelya Akyuez, who has lived with IBS for over 20 years. (Note: no new episodes since March 2020)
The Dietetic Discussion, hosted by editor of CN Magazine Dr Anne Holdoway, will delve into a wide range of current dietetic topics with expert guests and leading nutrition professionals. It aims to provide listeners with valuable insights, reflections on best practice, and discussions on innovation and the latest evidence.
MyNutriWeb offers CPD-accredited and free-to-attend online learning opportunities to enable you to keep up to date with the latest scientific evidence and everyday practice. Webinars include 'South Asian Diets & Type 2 Diabetes', 'Preconception and Pregnancy Nutrition and Health', and 'Low FODMAP Diet in Practice'.
Check the BDA's events calendar for the most up to date e-learning opportunities and courses, such as 'Appropriate Prescribing Guidance for Dietitians', 'Enhancing Teaching Skills for the Delivery of Group Education', and 'Nutritional Management of the Adult Liver Disease Patient - a holistic approach'.
Catch up with some previous PENG Study Day & Webinars on their website. These include 'Water usage in enteral feeding: Results of PENG survey', 'Supplementary Prescribing', and 'Estimating Requirements: Two Years On'.
Some of the most recent publications in the field, interesting to dietitians and service users alike...
A practical, accessible guide to understanding the secret to lasting weight loss and how you can get in shape without counting calories. Dr Andrew Jenkinson is a consultant surgeon with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic, or keyhole surgery. He is part of an expert team developing advances in gastrointestinal (stomach and bowel) surgery at University College Hospital in Bloomsbury, Central London.
Leading Gastroenterologist Dr Alan Desmond and Chef Bob Andrew show how to transform your health by switching to a whole-food plant-based diet in just 28-days.
Dr Joshua Wolrich BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS is an NHS surgical trainee and nutrition MSc student who is not only setting the record straight when it comes to people claiming food is medicine, but aggressively fighting weight stigma and encouraging his patients to have a healthy, happy relationship with their bodies and food. He follows a Health At Every Size® approach and you can find him using social media to campaign for healthcare to become weight-inclusive.
This condensed volume was compiled with the aim of providing concise information to readers who seek quick guidance on the practice of nutrition of infants, children, and adolescents. This third edition has an international perspective, addressing challenges in both affluent and challenged populations around the world.
Please let us know on Twitter and we’ll update our list so everyone can benefit. If you've tried any of these resources, tell us how you found them - and remember to record and reflect on your CPD evidence too!
Please note that Julia is not affiliated with any external content nor is it endorsing any particular resources as successful CPD practice.
Article originally published 7th June 2021 but updated to include current resources.