Life Course Perspective: Evidence for Why All Health Professionals Should Support a Focus on Nutrition

Speakers:

Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, PhD, RD, LD

Research Associate, Professor/Director, University of New Mexico/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Research, International and Scientific Affairs, Dietetics Practice-Based Research Network

Dena Herman, PhD, MPH, RD

Professor/Director, California State University, Northridge/MCH Nutrition Leadership Training Program, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Session Goals:

In this session, we will introduce the life course perspective and T2E2 model, and explain how the science of nutrition provides strong evidence to support the life course perspective. Finally, we will lead a discussion of how health professionals can support the inclusion of nutrition as a key focal point in care throughout the life course.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to describe the life course perspective and the T2E2 model.
2. Participants will be able to demonstrate how the science of nutrition provides strong evidence to support the life course perspective.
3. Participants will be able to determine recommendations for including nutrition as a key focal point for all health professionals as they work to optimize patient health outcomes.

A live webcast sponsored by:

The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science a program of The New York Academy of Sciences, The Rockefeller University Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)

Date:

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Slideset –

Life Course Perspective: Evidence for Why All Health Professionals Should Support a Focus on Nutrition (PDF)

This activity is approved for up to 1.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Enduring credits valid until November 1, 2018.

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