Brought to you by the Center for Lifelong Learning with a special thank you to the content writers, Shannon Robson, PhD, MPH, RD and Joan Atkinson, MS, RD. Planned with the Association of State Public Health Nutritionists. Reviewers include the Committee for Public Health/Community Nutrition and the Public Health and Community Nutrition Practice Group.
The field of public health nutrition is diverse with individuals employed in a variety of settings focused on prevention of chronic diseases such as obesity. Despite the variety of career paths, there are foundational components of public health nutrition including the 10 Essential Public Health Services, the social determinants of health and theoretical frameworks that contain concepts of cultural and linguistic competence. Module 1 will specifically focus on a social ecological model that provides a theoretical framework used by many public health nutrition professionals.
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 4040, 6030, 3020
- Locate two data sets that provide information about the burden of chronic disease in the U.S.
- List four of the 10 Essential Public Health Services.
- Recall two strategies that are part of using the social ecological model.
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