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Outcomes Research: Measuring the Difference YOU Make


CE Accredited Programs

Nestle Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program. Provider number NE008. 

Nestle Health Science is a provider through the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number 11366

Original program date: Jul 23, 2014
Expiration date: Jul 22, 2017

Continuing Education

  • 1.00 CPEU for dietitians
  • 1.00 Contact hour for nurses
CDR level: 2
Runtime: 50 minutes

Program Description:

This presentation begins with the definition of what is considered an outcomes research study and how this type of data can help patients and healthcare providers make informed decisions.  The basic methods for conducting outcomes research is described including examples and resources available. Key questions to ask before beginning an outcomes study are reviewed, as well as examples on how to design an outcomes study and overcome barriers.

Program Objectives:

  • Define outcomes research and the need for this type of research
  • Describe methods for conducting outcomes research
  • Identify necessary steps in designing the outcomes research study for the institution
  • Identify venues for disseminating research findings


Laura Byham-Gray, PhD, RD  Associate Professor & Director Department of Nutritional Sciences Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Stratford, New Jersey

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