2020 Nutrition Continuing Education Series: Nutrition At Home CNE Version


The University of Texas at Austin invites you to join our continuing education series in nutrition for adult learners and health professionals.

Featuring expert faculty from the Department of Nutritional Science and the Dell Medical School, our pre-recorded webinars will bring you the latest in nutritional science through the convenience of an online experience.

Starting with a molecular view of nutrition, we'll build your knowledge of practical, everyday nutritious behaviors to increase your understanding of how nutrition relates to health. Four modules containing 3 hours of CNE in each module, are available through this Learning Express site. This is the second module in the series. Each module is stand-alone and they may be completed in any order or independently of each other.

 

Topic 1: Nutrition and Gardening 

What will I learn?

  • Recognize connections between gardening, cooking, and nutritious eating
  • Identify health benefits related to vegetable, herb, and native gardening
  • Review the current research and latest findings on health outcomes and exposure to growing food

Topic 2: Grocery Shopping and Labels

What will I learn?

  • Discuss new aspects of the Nutrition Facts panel and how to use its information to inform food selections
  • Counsel patients on serving size, Daily Value information and nutrient sources
  • Define and utilize Ingredients List information
  • Review the definition of Front of Package labels
  • Improve communication with clients/patients to improve the nutrition of selected foods and beverages

 

Fee

$15.00

CE Hours

3.00

CE Units

0.300

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Registered Nurses

Joint Provider(s)

The University of Texas at Austin Nutrition Institute and Dell Medical School Continuing Medical Education

 

 

Video starts at about the 10 minute mark.

Objectives

  • Recognize connections between gardening, cooking, and nutritious eating Identify health benefits related to vegetable, herb, and native gardening Review the current research and latest findings on health outcomes and exposure to growing food Discuss new aspects of the Nutrition Facts panel and how to use its information to inform food selections Counsel patients on serving size, Daily Value information and nutrient sources Define and utilize Ingredients List information

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Jaimie Davis


Brief Bio : Dr. Jaimie Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She holds a Ph.D in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the effect of nutrition, physical activity, and behavioral interventions on the development of obesity in minority children and adolescents. Currently, she is developing and testing community based gardening and cooking programs for low-income minority populations as a way to prevent and treat obesity.

Marissa Epstein


Brief Bio : Director of the University of Texas Nutrition Institute and a Lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences Marissa Epstein is the Director of the University of Texas Nutrition Institute and a Lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She received an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin. She worked directly with Michelle Obama on the Let’s Move! initiative and led the Health Education, Engagement, and Promotion department at Stanford Health Care. She currently leads the UT Nutrition Institute, focusing on bringing accessible nutrition information to change how we live and eat.

Release Date: Dec 2, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 2, 2022

CE Hours

3.00

Fee

$10.00