Policy and Advocacy Module 2 - Federal and State Policy

Policy and Advocacy Modules

This module will compare state and federal advocacy strategies for nutrition policy.

  • Release Date: July 13, 2021
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Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writers and presenters, Missy Cody, PhD, RDN and Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN.

This module will compare state and federal advocacy strategies for nutrition policy. An overview of nutrition programs and services will be provided along with an examination of key stakeholders for state and federal policy change. Opportunities for impacting policy will be described along with suggestions for evaluation and reporting.

CPEU: 2.0
CPE Level: 2

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.2.3 Identifies individual, public/private organization and government roles and responsibilities within public health and health care systems.
  • 3.2.1 Advocates for, and participates in, activities that support advancement of the profession.
  • 3.3.5 Advocates for public health and wellness within the context of the organization and community.

Learning Objectives

  1. Distinguish between federal and state nutrition programs.
  2. Describe the federal bills containing major nutrition programs.
  3. Define how advocacy is used to change policy at all levels of government.

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

The Academy's Certificate of Training program provides in-depth instruction on broad areas of interest in the realm of nutrition and dietetics, with the goal of expanding knowledge, skills and/or competencies. Each Certificate of Training program consists of individual modules that are deep dives on specific aspects of a topic area; taken collectively, they provide the most comprehensive overview of the topic. Learners must complete all modules to receive the final Certificate.

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

Immediately following the purchase, you will have access to this product in your personal eatrightcpe.org dashboard.

  • Release Date: July 13, 2021