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Member Portal

Welcome to the CNA Member Portal, an area of resources and information to support you in your practice and your professional development.

If you have any ideas for things you would like to be able to access here, or that you think other members would benefit from being able to access, please contact us via the Contact page.

1Nutrition related resources and databases

Bpac Better Medicine: information and education about best practice in healthcare treatments -

Npod - prescribing information for naturopathic products -

New Zealand food composition data -

Nutrient reference tables - govt guidelines Natural and complementary health information from the US NIH National Library of Medicine Nutrients - an international, peer reviewed, open access journal
2Apply for use of CNA logo

Please complete the following application form to apply for use of the CNA logo

3Apply for use of Southern Cross Healthcare logo
4Membership Renewal Process
5Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Requirements
To renew your Practitioner Membership you are required to include evidence of 15 points of CPE, accrued over the previous 12 months.

All CNA events count towards continued education. Attendance certificates are provided at each event, and should be uploaded to your member account throughout the year, in preparation for annual membership renewal.

How to gain CPE:

Continued Education Points Credited
Attendance at CNA events
Submit attendance certificate
1 point per learning hour
Nutritional health related industry webinars, seminars, conferences, courses and journals with CPE offered
Submit attendance certificate with CPE value recorded on it
1 point per learning hour
Presentation of a nutrition related topic to the public or professionals
Note: Presentations must be at least 45 minutes long and include a minimum of 5 references published within the previous 10 years. Repeat presentations of the same topic/material will not gain CPE
1. Submit a referenced PDF of content and/or slides
2. Submit a completed downloadable presentation form with verification of hours, topic and witness signature
2 points per presentation, MAX 2 events per year
Write a referenced article or E-book
Note: Must be a minimum of 1000 words and include a minimum of 5 references published within the previous 10 years
Submit article, E-book or link to view
2 points, MAX 2 articles and/or E-books per year
Volunteer work in holistic nutrition for a community based project
Submit a completed downloadable volunteer form with verification of hours, tasks and witness signature DOWNLOAD FORM
1 point per hour, MAX 3 points per year
Business related professional development courses
Submit proof of payment or certificate of completion
2 points per year
Formal nutrition health-related studies at a Tertiary Institute (NZQA level 5+ or equivalent International Institute)
Submit proof of enrolment or qualification certificate including learning hours
1 point per learning hour
Teaching a nutrition related undergraduate or postgraduate course
Submit a completed downloadable teaching form with verification of hours, topic and witness signature DOWNLOAD FORM
5 points per year
Peer reviewed published research paper, fully referenced
Submit research paper including references
15 points
Nutritional health related book published by a reputable publishing company
Note: Must be a minimum of 150 pages, include a minimum of 30 references published within the previous 10 years and have an ISBN number
Submit proof of book
15 points
6Referral Resources
Family support for eating disorders EDANZ: Find support, information and treatment options online, call the helpline 0800 2 EDANZ / 0800 2 33269, fill in the contact form, or email 1737: Free call or text 1737 any time to speak to a trained counsellor, for any reason. Lifeline: 0800 543 354 Suicide Crisis Helpline: 0508 828 865 / 0508 TAUTOKO (24/7). This is a service for people who may be thinking about suicide, or those who are concerned about family or friends. OUTline: 0800 OUTLINE (0800 688 5463) every evening, 6pm to 9pm. Rainbow Youth: (09) 376 4155 Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (24/7) Samaritans: 0800 726 666 (24/7) Youthline: 0800 376 633 (24/7) or free text 234 (8am-12am), or email
7First Aid Providers
Links to first aid providers (not sure if we could negotiate a little discount for members if we have them on our website?)
Awareness of cultural safety and biases in healthcare Learn about DUTCH, OAT, GI testing and a whole lot more with these free courses at FxMed
9Clinical practice support
Clinic Management software
10Annual General Meeting June 2021

Our AGM was held on xxx. Please see below for a recording of the event and a copy of the AGM minutes./