Certificate of Training for Gluten Related Disorders


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The modules were published on July 9, 2020. To receive a certificate of training in gluten related disorders all 5 modules must be completed. Each module is $24.00 for Academy members, $54.00 for non-members.

  • Module 1: Medical Aspects of Gluten-Related Disorders and Gluten-Free Dietary Treatment. Alessio Fasano, Tricia Thompson
  • Module 2: Going Gluten-Free: Moving Clients from Diagnosis to Implementation. Mary K. Sharrett, Suzanne Simpson
  • Module 3: Enhancing Quality of Life in Individuals on a Gluten-Free Diet. Amy Keller, Anne Lee
  • Module 4: Gluten-Free Diet and the Life Cycle. Cheryl Harris
  • Module 5: Nonresponsive Celiac Disease and Developing Alternative Treatments. Melinda Dennis, Daniel Leffler

For more information on the COT, please see https://www.eatrightstore.org/cpe-opportunities/certificates-of-training

Grant Assistance Available!

Celiac Disease Foundation

The Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to have supported the development of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Certificate of Training (COT) in Treating Gluten-Related Disorders and to offer reimbursement grants to those who complete the 5-module series. Eligibility is open to registered dietitian nutritionists in the United States who provide documentation of completion of the 5-module series, evidence of payment, and proof of current and valid, clean state licensure or registration. Grant recipients must also agree to be listed in the Celiac Disease Foundation Healthcare Practitioner Directory found at celiac.org/directory. Grant funding is capped at $270.

This continuing education activity supports the Celiac Disease Foundation’s goal to provide, promote, and support medical nutrition therapy learning to registered dietitian nutritionists who have an ongoing commitment to the celiac disease population. Grants are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis until the total budgeted amount is expended. To qualify for reimbursement, please download and complete the Certificate of Training in Treating Gluten-Related Disorders Reimbursement Grant Form.

Email the following items to Brianna.Evers@celiac.org:

  • Completed COT Reimbursement Grant Form
  • Proof of completion of COT five-module program
  • Evidence of payment
  • Proof of current state licensure or registration

All credentialed dietitians who provide proof of COT completion will be noted in the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Healthcare Practitioner Directory with this designation.

Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (SSCD)

Individuals who participate in the COT program are eligible for a discounted first year of membership to the Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (SSCD). The SSCD (www.theceliacsociety.org) is the professional organization of physicians, nurses, dietitians and allied health professionals who specialize in the treatment of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. Individuals are eligible to receive a $5 discount per COT module completed (up to $25 discount total). This offer applies to new SSCD members who have completed the training in gluten-related disorders no more than one year prior to their application for membership. (Current SSCD members are not eligible.) To apply for this discounted membership, please email Marty Roth at m.roth@digestivehealthworks.org.