CEU Program: Applications of the Ketogenic Diet in Clinical Settings

Three part lecture series: Assessments, NDKD Design and Clinical Considerations

This three-hour online training with Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, ONC and Metabolic Approach to Cancer co-author, was designed for the practicing health professional looking to integrate the use of the ketogenic diet for cancer, epilepsy, neurological conditions, and beyond for clients/patients in their practice, or for the nutrition savvy individual who would like to use the ketogenic diet for personal use. This program was filmed live at the Menorah Medical Center in Kansas in February 2020.

Students that take this course will:

  • Develop the confidence to safely and effectively integrate the ketogenic diet into their practice with authority
  • Troubleshoot common challenges
  • Learn clinical considerations
  • Understand how to design a ketogenic diet
  • Master monitoring and evaluation of ketones and glucose
  • Gain confidence looking at various lab markers to help customize dietary nuances for clients/patients

The course is comprised of three (3) online video recordings, handouts, worksheets, and additional resources to support utilizing the ketogenic diet in clinical practice.

For a certificate of completion and four (4) Category I CEUs from the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, the practitioner must demonstrate successful completion of all course materials and assessments within 30 days of registration confirmation from the ONI office.

The ketogenic diet is not intended as a diagnosis, treatment, or cure for any condition and should not substitute regular medical care. Make sure before integrating this diet to consult with your healthcare provider.

Your Instructor

Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, ONC
Jess Higgins Kelley, MNT, ONC

Jess is an internationally recognized nutrition therapist, best-selling co-author, and health educator. In 2016, she founded and is now the current director of the Oncology Nutrition Institute which provides global online certification programs for qualified practitioners in the field of integrative metabolic oncology nutrition therapy. She is also the co-author of two books, The Metabolic Approach to Cancer: Integrating Deep Nutrition, the Ketogenic Diet, and Nontoxic Bio-Individualized Therapies (Chelsea Green Publishing, May 2017) and Bioregulatory Medicine: An Innovative Holistic Approach to Self-Healing (Chelsea Green Publishing, November 2018).

From 2011-2017 Jess taught Clinical Nutrition, Digestion and Detox and several other courses at the Nutrition Therapy Institute in Denver, Colorado, where she completed her two-year master nutrition therapy training. She began a private nutrition practice called Remission Nutrition that continues to work one on one with clients around the world via the consulting team she personally trained and mentored.

She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Western Colorado University and has written health and nutrition articles for a variety of local and national publications, as well as serving as the managing editor of Edible Southwest Magazine. Prior to her nutrition and writing career, she was a licensed sea captain and lead Hurricane Island Outward Bound Instructor. She believes in physical activity and spending as much time as possible outdoors connecting with nature. Jess is currently cultivating and researching organic therapeutic gardens for the school...

Course Curriculum

  Overview and Introduction to the Course
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