Cultural Competence in Infant Nutrition
This program specifically addresses cultural differences related to infant nutrition.
* Define cultural competence.
* Identify key aspects of the culture and health beliefs that affect infant nutrition practices.
* Name and define three communication tools to provide effective culturally competent care.
Faculty Name: Lorena Drago, MS, RD, CDN, CDE
Title: Registered Dietitian, Consultant and Certified Diabetes Educator
Lorena Drago is a registered dietitian, consultant and certified diabetes educator. She specializes in the multicultural aspects of diabetes self-management education and is an expert in developing culturally and ethnically-oriented nutrition and diabetes education materials.
Lorena serves on the American Association of Diabetes Educators Board of Directors; Nominating Committee Chair of the Member Interest Group Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition; and is the Chair-elect of the American Diabetes Association Latino Committee.
Program Date: August 2010
Media Format(s): Print (English)
Continuing Education Units: Nurse 1.0 Contact Hour, Dietitian 1.0 CPEU