Personnel Development - RD119

Personnel Development

by Wendy Phillips, MS, RD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND
(4.3 / 166 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (5.00 CPEU)

Price: $79.00
CE-PRO Price: $39.50


Essential for administrators and supervisors — and employees. 
Relias continues to support managers in this course focused on hands-on management! This module tackles the hardest part of the job: employees. How to hire the right one(s), how to train them, how to keep them, what the law says about the choices you make in dealing with them. Learn the vital parts of being an effective manager in a logical, readable, practical package of principles, practices, strategies, and tactics. Each chapter has realistic scenarios and exercises to help you practice how to act, not react, in specific situations.   


The goal of this personnel development course is to encourage development of management skills for direction of successful work teams. Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Recognize the questions and information that an interviewer is allowed to ask by law.
  • Identify the laws in place that protect employees from being mistreated.
  • Describe six factors that should be included in communication.
  • Identify points of information that should be included in orientation.
  • Explain why new employees need an orientation.
  • Discuss and compare the basic assumptions of andragogy and pedagogy.
  • Explain the parts of a behavioral objective.
  • List the five essentials in good teaching and identify the ways information may be presented.
  • Explain the importance of on-the-job training.
  • Define the procedure used to prepare for in-service training.
  • Identify the levels of the cognitive and affective domains.
  • Explain how lesson plans are prepared.
  • List how a task breakdown is used by an employee.
  • Discuss why it is necessary to have coworkers understand each other.
  • Explain the importance of the evaluation process.
  • Describe the procedures used in disciplinary actions.
  • Recognize the problems that could arise from improper termination.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians and health educators.
Dietitians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Relias LLC, is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials. This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 1070, 7020, 7090, 7200 and performance indicators of 14.4.1, 14.4.3, 14.4.4, 14.4.6. 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

Course Originally Released on: 6/1/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/18/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/18/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


For Florida professionals:

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Brian B - Oxford, OH  ·  Dec 11, 2019
interpersonal supervisory relationships at work are always difficult to manage
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Manjit K - Antelope, CA  ·  Dec 05, 2019
Found it challenging. Excellent court
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Rosamaria H - West Sacramento, CA  ·  Jul 31, 2019
great information for anyone in the medical field
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Brenda G - Baldwinsville, NY  ·  Jun 05, 2019
Good ideas to remind leaders how to interact with employees and resolve conflict
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Sue K - Cleveland, OH  ·  Apr 19, 2019
Good review of basic personnel management
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Price: $79.00
CE-PRO Price: $39.50