How to Incorporate Culturally Competent Practices in Your Nutrition Counseling
last update on: 02/23/2022
Karen A. Mills, JD, RDN, LD
Jennifer Paul, MPH, RDN
Explore the impact of cultural competence on diet-related health disparities and discuss specific strategies for improving cultural sensitivity and cultural competence in nutrition counseling.
The Learning Process:
Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 60 minutes.
This activity is approved for continuing education for physicians, nurses, dietitians, and health and wellness coaches.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Define cultural competence and articulate the importance and need of cultural competence in their nutrition practices.
- Describe diet-related health disparities.
- Identify strategies that promote cultural sensitivity in nutrition counseling.
- Identify steps to develop cultural competence in nutrition counseling.
Requirements for successful completion: Participants will be awarded contact hours commensurate with participation after completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.