Dietitian Guide to Protein and Metabolism
This webinar will be a review of protein metabolism (digestion and absorption) including the handling of AA by the body after protein is absorbed as well as its function in the body. Also included is a discussion of pre and probiotics, wound healing, and weight management where protein is concerned. Additionally, this webinar will cover the differences between whey and casein proteins.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Understand the many functions of protein.

  • Identify different processes and laboratory data for protein metabolism.

  • Explain protein digestion and absorption.

  • Educate patients and clients about weight management and wound healing through the inclusion of protein in the diet.
Live Event Date: Oct 04, 2022
Expiration Date: May 31, 2024
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 4.2.6, 6.3.8, 8.1.3, 10.2.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: 1 Site Credit

About the Presenter: Barbara Truitt, MS, RDN, LDN
Barbara Truitt

Barbara currently teaches online nutrition courses for Rasmussen University and Youngstown State University. Before this, Barbara was the Clinical Coordinator for Keiser University where she placed students in their supervised practice sites. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. She is a contributor to two publications, the first one Food Folklore: Tales and Truths About What We Eat, and You Can’t just Eat a Cheeseburger which is a true story about a young woman who struggled with an eating disorder. Before academia, Barbara worked in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, dual diagnosis centers and had her own private practice.