Salt and Cardiovascular Health

Salt and Cardiovascular Health

last update on: 06/24/2024

Learn about the controversial research on the role of dietary sodium intake and human heath, limitations of traditional markers for studying sodium intake, and the association between adding salt to foods and risk of cardiovascular diseases and premature death.

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CEU self-assessment and CEU evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 45 minutes. 

This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, and dietitians.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • Access to the research background relating dietary sodium intake to human health.
  • Detect the major methods evaluating dietary sodium intakes and the recent findings in the field.

Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.





45 minutes


Cardiovascular Disease

August 09, 2026


The following professions cannot earn credits for this course: Health & Wellness Coach, Pharmacist. Users with these professions may view the course, but will not receive a certificate upon completion.