Public Health Nutrition – Module 3: Developing a Public Health Nutrition Plan

In this module, case studies focused on policy, systems and environmental change strategies will be described.

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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.

Module 3 and Module 4 will describe the critical steps in developing, implementing and evaluating public health nutrition plans. In this module, case studies focused on policy, systems and environmental change strategies will be described. Each case study will focus on the skills needed to engage stakeholders, conduct an assessment, prioritize data, and establish objectives. As highlighted in Module 2, one of the most important responsibilities of a public health nutritionist is to develop a plan.

CPEU: 2.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 3020, 4040, 7180

Learning Objectives

  • State at least three key components for successful development of a plan.
  • Define community assessment and recall one method for prioritizing information.
  • Identify objectives for implementing salad bars in schools.

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 percent 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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