Dietetic Diversity
by Instructor: Carol Ann Brannon, RDN, MS, LD

$104.00

i 8.00 CEH

Course Overview

Reviewed and recertified. The term "melting pot" with foods from many cultures. Dietitians must develop a sensitivity and understanding of new cultures and cuisines to be effective counselors. "Cultural competency" is the goal of this course, which examines culture and diet of ethnic groups.

About the Course Author

Carol Ann Brannon, RDN, MS, LD, is in private practice in the northeast metro-Atlanta area of Georgia. Carol Ann Brannon, RDN, MS, LD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

  • Certified Health Education Specialist

    8.00HOURS

    Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 8.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CHES76
  • Hours:

    8.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Compare and contrast Western diets, customs, and lifestyles to Eastern diets, customs, and lifestyles.; Compare and contrast the characteristics of Anglo-American and traditional cultures.; Define culture, cultural sensitivity, and cultural competency.; Describe the family structure and role of family in the lives of Native Americans and people of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian heritage.; Describe the traditional and specialty foods, diets, and dietary customs of Native Americans and people of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian heritage.; Describe the traditional diet of Native Americans and compare their traditional diet to the typical American diet today.; Describe the various food pyramid guides, including the USDA Food Pyramid Guide, Soul Food Pyramid, and Latin American Food Pyramid.; Describe the worldview of Native Americans and people of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian heritage.; Discuss the biological and cultural factors that influence food choices.; Discuss the health disparities that exist for various cultural and ethnic groups.; Discuss, compare, and contrast the major religions of Native Americans, African Americans, Latin Americans, and East Asians.; Distinguish between generalizations and stereotypes.; Identify and discuss the health concerns and conditions specific to people of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian heritage.; Identify and discuss the most effective, culturally-appropriate communication and counseling strategies to use in working with people of African, Latin American, Caribbean, and Asian heritage.; Identify and discuss the process of becoming culturally competent.; List and discuss the barriers to healthcare experienced by minority groups.; List and discuss the health problems faced by Native Americans today.
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Dietitians; Health Educators; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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