A Dinner-Table Approach to a Unique Interactive Nutrition Curriculum for Healthcare Professional Students
Nutrition education is significantly lacking from healthcare provider educational curricula despite its proven benefit for some of the most chronic and challenging diseases facing Americans today. We successfully developed and implemented an interprofessional, experiential nutrition education course for healthcare professional students that emphasizes evidence-based nutrition interventions for patient care.
KeywordsNutrition education Interprofessional education Medical student education
This project was funded by a $5000 grant from the Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (Duke AHEAD).
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Conflict of Interest Statement
The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Ethical Approval and Informed Consent
The study was found to be exempt from review by the Institutional Review Board at Duke University, and informed consent was obtained from all subjects.
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