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Molly Kellogg Podcasts

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1. Title: Molly Kellogg Podcasts

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Motivational
interviewing forms the foundation of this practical program. The focus here is
on the basic counseling skills that are essential for Value Enhanced Nutrition
Assessment (VENA). The program can be used by a group of staff together or by
individual counselors in their own time. It is all on-line and available
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Body Mass Index Assessment: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Picture of young girl in a wheel chair, and a young boy being measured by a doctor

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Overview of BMI Assessment: Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 2: Weighing the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 3: Measuring Height in the Child with Special Health Care Needs
  • Section 4: Managing Behavior while Measuring BMI in the Child with Special Health Care Needs

There is a post-test at the end of the course. You have to score 80% or...

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Motivational Interviewing: Supporting Patients in Health Behavior Change

Mother with hands on young daughter's shoulders talking to a female doctor.

This course is designed to equip healthcare providers and ancillary staff with the knowledge and tools to optimize patient behavior change to ultimately improve health outcomes. The following are the topics that will be covered in this course:

  • Components of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Benefits of Using Motivational Interviewing
  • Traditional Expert-Centered Model vs. MI Patient-Centered Model
  • Principles of MI
  • Readiness to Elicit...
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Salt/Sodium Reduction: Opportunities for Change

Course Summary

1. Title: Salt/Sodium Reduction: Opportunities
for Change

2. Keywords/Themes: Salt, Sodium, Dietary Guidelines,
Nutrition Facts, High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease, Stroke, Cardiovascular
Disease, Global Salt intake

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Course Description:

There
are four sections in this course: 



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Cholesterol: Everything You Need to Know to Provide Patient Education

Collage of images:  fresh vegetables, a stylized figure holding a heart over its head, and representation cutaway of an artery with plaque build-up inside

There are ten sections in this course:

Overview

  • Section 1: Background 
  • Section 2: Detection and Evaluation 
  • Section 3: Goals and Treatment Overview 
  • Section 4: Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)
  • Section 5: Drug Therapy
  • Section 6: Metabolic Syndrome
  • Section 7: Specific Dyslipidemias
  • Section 8: Population Groups at Risk
  • Section 9: Adherence 
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A Guide To Educating Patients

Collage of various doctor-patient consultation situations

There are five sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Introduction
  • Section 2: Step 1 – Assessment
  • Section 3: Step 2 - Planning
  • Section 4: Step 3 – Implementing
  • Section 5: Step 4 – Documenting

There is a post-test at the end of the course.

Intended Audience

healthcare providers that contract with the Iowa Department of Public Health WISEWOMAN/Care for Yourself program to provide cardiovascular screening...

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