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SNAP Education Interventions and Nutrition and Physical Activity-Related Outcomes

Course #: 010-761

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

 Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #142831 approved for 1 CPEU.

CPEU Course Description

Obesity is a precursor to numerous chronic conditions.  The US Department of Agriculture promotes behaviors that can reduce the impact of the obesity epidemic among low-income populations through its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed).  This CPEU course investigates associations between levels of intervention reach in low-income census tracts and physical activity and consumption of fruits and vegetables, fast food, and sugar-sweetened beverages.

 

Article Author:  Fred Molitor, Ph.D., et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.

 

CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Investigate among with age group the greatest concentration of SNAP-Ed interventions was related to eating more fruits and vegetables.
  2. Identify which intervention census tract had higher levels of physical activity.
  3. Describe the messages that the SNAP-Ed interventions included.

CPE Level: I

Learning Codes: 4010, 4020, 4040, 4080

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1, 8.2.5 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 8.1, 8.2.5 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.6

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