Nutrition Informatics at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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EHR-System Electronic Nutrition Care Process Record System (ENCPRS)
Certificate of Training
Informatics in Nutrition – Distance Learning
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers members access to an Online Certificate of Training for Informatics in Nutrition. This training consists separate modules that build on each other. To receive a certificate all modules and related tests must be completed and a subsequent final post-test exam in the last module must be passed with an 80 percent. The Certificate of Training program adds value by satisfying 8-12.5 hours of continuing professional education credit for your CDR portfolio and the Certificate can be framed and displayed in your home or office. Completion language for this program can be added to your resume for additional recognition within the profession.
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Module 1: Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 1 - Overview of Informatics at the Academy: Academy Resources and Tools
This module covers counseling techniques and approaches that support behavior change.
Module 2: Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 2 - Data Follows the Patient: Interoperability, Patient Generated Data, Protected Health Information, Security and Ethics
This module discusses defining and reviewing interoperability, data that is generated and accessed by the patient, defining PHI, reviewing principles related to security and privacy and issues related to ethical health IT practice.
Module 3: Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 3 - Communications: Current Capabilities and Future Endeavors, Social Media, Telehealth, the Direct Project, and Blue Button
This module examines the evolving communication mechanisms available to the health care profession, as well as the purpose of those mechanisms.
Module 4: Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 4 - Nutrition in Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Health Information Technology
This module focuses on nutrition in Electronic Health Records and other areas of health IT, including those that may include management of nutrition data.
Module 5: Informatics in Nutrition: Spanning All Areas of Practice - Module 5 – Analytical Skills: Data Big and Small
This module discusses concepts involved in the management and use of electronic data and describe processes that derive meaning from data.
Nutrition Informatics Position Paper
A position paper is a critical analysis of current facts, data and research literature. A key feature of the paper is the position statement, which presents the stance of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on an issue. The Academy and its members, other professional associations, government agencies and industry use position papers to shape food choices and impact the public's nutritional status. Position papers are available to Academy members, health professionals and the public on the Academy's website at no charge and are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
It is the position of the Academy that nutrition informatics is a rapidly evolving area of practice for registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered, and that the knowledge and skills inherent to nutrition informatics permeate all areas of the dietetics profession. View the position paper.
Nutrition Informatics Reference List
Access a Nutrition Informatics Reference List to locate resources for Professional Development, Professional Use, Consumer Facing and Population Health.
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