ERIC Number: ED241301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
National Workshop on Nutrition Education in Health Professions Schools (Washington, DC, September 30 - October 1, 1981).
Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA. School of Medicine.
This workshop was designed to provide opportunities for health professional schools to gain from an understanding of: (1) the major issues which face nutrition education; (2) promising practices in nutrition education from leaders in the field; (3) the need for nutrition education for all health professions; and (4) nutrition education curriculum design, evaluation strategies, and management practices which foster and improve nutrition education for health professions students. Included are reports on: nutrition priorities in education; the nutrition curriculum, scope, and sequence; role of the physician and dietitian in nutritional care; The American Medical Association perspective on nutrition education; issues in medical education; management of the nutrition curriculum; evaluation strategies for nutrition education curricula; directions for the 1980's in nutrition and health services; intraprofessional education and collaboration; and issues on nutrition education. Among the conclusions drawn from the workshop are those indicating a need for a variety of educational approaches, clinical relevance and application, clearly defined content, and the need to deal with the politics of curriculum development. Lists of exhibits and participants conclude the document. (JN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHHS/PHS), Hyattsville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA. School of Medicine.