Strengthening Health Outcomes in the Community Population – Part 2: Incorporating Nutrition into Practice

Program Date: June 2018
Publication Date: 29 June 2018
Location: Columbus, OH, USA
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll discuss nutrition concerns in the community; review the benefits of nutrition intervention in the community setting; learn ways to incorporate nutrition into practice; and utilize positive messaging techniques to educate patients. Note that this course is part 2 of a 2-part series on community nutrition.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss nutrition concerns in the community.
  • Review the benefits of diet and nutrition intervention in the community setting.
  • Learn ways to incorporate nutrition into your current practice.
  • Utilize positive messaging techniques to educate patients about nutrition.
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 3000, 5090, 5285, 6030
  • Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 9.1.5, 9.4.4, 10.1.1
  • Run Time: 38:15

Course Instructor Bio(s)


April K. Schetler, MS, RD, FAND

Registered Dietitian
Collingswood, NJ, USA

April Schetler is the Director of Health & Wellness at Virtua Health in Southern New Jersey.  She is a Registered Dietitian and Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as adjunct professor of nutrition at Camden County College. April holds a Bachelor of Science in coordinated dietetics from Rutgers School of Health Related Professions and a Master of Science in exercise science and health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. April is a go-to nutrition and healthy lifestyle advocate in the area and has appeared on Comcast Sports Net, Channel 6 ABC and NJTV as well as being a contributor to Philadelphia Magazine, SJ Magazine, and various local periodicals.  She is passionate about inspiring and encouraging others to make positive lifestyle changes.

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Abbott Nutrition’s Provider Statement for Nursing CEs:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #CEP 11213.

Abbott Nutrition’s Provider Statement for Dietitian CPEUs:

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (RO002), is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR credentialed practitioners will receive continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/materials. Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.

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