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Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Education

Professional development and enrichment programs are vital tools for building awareness of celiac disease and other gluten-related conditions.

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness has developed a variety of continuing education opportunities, including its signature Gluten-Free Resource Education and Awareness Training (GREAT) programs and the first-of-its-kind Celiac CME Central to give professionals the facts on gluten-free.

Patients and consumers are encouraged to explore NFCA’s Webinars for informational presentations on disease management and the gluten-free lifestyle. See NFCA’s Webinars »

DietitiansGREAT Dietitians

NFCA offers two continuing education programs designed for dietetic and nutrition professionals. Each GREAT Dietitians course is accredited for 1.5 CE hours by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the accrediting agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Gluten-Free Education

Foodservice Professionals

Gluten-free dining options are in demand, but proper protocols must be in place to keep celiac and gluten sensitive customers safe. Learn core competencies and train your staff through GREAT Kitchens or GREAT Schools, Colleges & Camps.

Multidisciplinary Health ProfessionalsMultidisciplinary team

Celiac disease often goes undetected for years. You can play a role in diagnosis and recovery by learning more about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. NFCA offers several GREAT Healthcare programs for various healthcare disciplines.

Primary Care Providers

Celiac CME Central

Physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are encouraged to visit CeliacCMECentral.com. Designed for the primary care community, Celiac CME Central aims to improve identification and treatment of celiac disease. The centerpiece of this website is a continuing medical education module accredited by ACCME.

Download an informational postcard about Celiac CME Central (PDF)

Patients: Learn how to encourage your doctor to take this course »

Women's Health Practitioners

Celiac Disease and Women's Health

Created by NFCA in partnership with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the online resource Celiac Disease & Women’s Health: A Guide to Understanding gives women's health providers the tools to improve detection and treatment of celiac disease, leading to better health among women and their future children.

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