Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 5 – Analytical Skills: Data Big and Small

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This module discusses concepts involved in the management and use of electronic data and describe processes that derive meaning from data.

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Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writer and presenter, Holly Porter, MS, RD, LD. Planned with the Nutrition Informatics Committee, the NIC Consumer Health Informatics Workgroup and the Interoperability and Standards Committee.

Module 5 focuses on how we use data in our profession to support providing nutrition and dietetics services. In this module, we will discuss the key concepts involved in the management and use of electronic data and describe processes that derive meaning from data. Following this discussion, you will apply what you have learned through case study activities, which will provide an opportunity to use data collection and analysis tools to analyze nutrition-related data.

CPEU: 2.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 1065, 9010, 7170

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the processes by which data and information form the basis for knowledge and wisdom in dietetics practice.
  • Demonstrate data analysis strategies for patient-care and identification of nutrition problems/safety issues.
  • Use data collection and analysis tools with valid measures to analyze nutrition data.

This e-learning self-study includes web links and resources for additional Online Learning opportunities.

The course includes pdf files of the speaker presentations and handouts as well as a downloadable CPE certificate.

The Certificate of Training program consists of five separate modules that build on each other. To receive the certificate associated with this training, all five modules and related tests must first be completed and a subsequent final post test exam in Module 5 must be passed with a minimum of an 80% in order to receive the Certificate of Training. The Certificate of Training can then be downloaded and printed from the site.

This product is approved for individual use only. Only the registered participant is eligible for continuing professional education units.

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