Over fourteen expert dietitians and counselors share their knowledge and case studies on how to establish relationships, cultural competency, adult versus child learners, assuring professional competency, physical and psychological assessment, motivational interviewing, the Nutrition Care Plan, counseling clients with eating disorders and chronic dieases, handling group therapy sessions, and HIPAA regulations. Sample forms, codes and HIPAA handouts are included.
- (1000) Professional skills
- (1040) Cultural sensitivity
- (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
- (3010) Assessment methodology
- (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
- (5020) Ambulatory
- (5160) Cardiovascular disease
- (5190) Diabetes mellitus
- (5200) Disordered eating
- (5370) Weight management, obesity
- (5390) Care planning, documentation, and evaluation
- (6000) Education, Training, and Counseling
- (6020) Counseling, therapy, and facilitation skills
- (6030) Education theories and techniques for adults
- (6050) Instructional materials development
- (6070) Interviewing and listening skills
- (7000) Business and Management
- (7070) Entrepreneurship, private practice
- (7100) Institution/regulatory policies and procedures, HCFA, OBRA, JCAHO, NCQA, OSHA, USDA
- (7110) Legal issues, malpractice
- (7170) Reimbursement, coverage
- (9000) Research and Grants
- (9020) Evaluation and application of research
Suggested Performance Indicators: 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 9.6.1, 9.6.5
Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:
1. Identify four new counseling strategies to try when counseling clients.
2. Better assess the patients’ needs, beliefs, and eating habits.
3. Better determine appropriate therapy intervention for clients needing to heal their relationships with food and exercise.
4. Discuss the differences between traditional weight loss philosophies and Health at Every Size tenets.
- Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
- Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
- Registered Nurse (RN)