HN 704 Study Guide Exam 1

HN 704 Study Guide Exam 1 - HN 704 EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
HN 704 EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1: introduction 1. Community nutrition: a. Main objective: strives to prevent disease and enhance health by improving the public’s eating habits b. Based on sciences/disciplines: i. Epidemiology ii. Food iii. Nutrition iv. Human behavior 2. Basic components of community a. People b. Location in space c. Social interaction d. Shared values 3. Communities evaluated on different levels(scales): a. Global b. National c. Regional d. Local 4. Communities can be segmented by different themes (issues): a. Wellness b. Disease c. Risk factors 5. Public health: a. Protecting and promoting people’s health through the actions of society
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
b. Community/public health nutritionist: promote ‘good nutrition’ as an avenue to protect and promote people’s health 6. Difference between community dietitian and public health nutritionist: a. Historical perspective i. Public Heath Nutritionist : part of health depts./federal agency ii. Community dietitian: all other community organizations 1. Workplace 2. Schools 3. Food companies 4. Non profit orgs 7. Challenges in community nutrition: a. Many different target groups b. Changing social/economic trends i. Want to do more/better with less 8. Success in community setting is: a. Flexible b. Innovative c. varsatile 9. Arenas of community nutrition: a. People: i. Who? ii. Where? iii. Community nutritionist identify those with unmet nutritional needs, gathers info about group, develops services tailored to group’s needs b. Policy: i. Course of action chosen by public authorities to address a given problem ii. ‘Gleaning’: surplus foods from farmer’s markets, available to food banks, soup kitchens
Background image of page 2
iii. After school programs without food preparation facilities iv. Health care ‘policy’ in US v. Working to create new policy (learn, how a bill becomes a law) 1. Write letters to legislators, lobby congress, work with govts c. Programs: i. Instruments used by community nutritionists to seek behavior change to improve nutrition status and health ii. Target small (local) or large (national) groups 1. Food Fit, HHP 2. Fruits and vegetables…more matters (CDC) 10. Health promotion a. The science and art of helping people change their lifestyle to move toward a state of optimal health i. Health promotion activity = intervention ii. Desired outcome = behavior change 11. Types of health promotion a. Primary prevention: wellness education for individuals; control risk factors b. Secondary prevention: identification and intervention for persons at risk; screening/risk appraisal c. Tertiary prevention: providing treatment and rehab for persons with disease 12. Social and economic trends in community nutrition: a. Aging population: i. Most rapidly growing segment, 80+ b. Generational diversity: i. Different definitions of health, work, society c. Increasing demands for nutrition and healthcare: i. More insured; aging population and nutrition services d. Increasing awareness of environmental nutrition issues:
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
i. Eat fresh, eat local; decreasing carbon footprint
Background image of page 4
Image of page 5
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course HUMN NTR 704 taught by Professor Gailkaye during the Spring '11 term at Ohio State.

Page1 / 12

HN 704 Study Guide Exam 1 - HN 704 EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online