What do you do if a Spanish speaking patient needs nutrition education, but you can't communicate with them? What if your patient has a question about carb counting but you can’t explain? Healthcare providers can easily find themselves in such situations, and you want to be prepared.
When your Spanish speaking clients nod and say “Si, Si”…do they really understand?
Our Nutrition Spanish course is the perfect solution. This simple and enjoyable Nutrition Spanish for Medical Professionals course will give you the basic tools you need to bridge the communication gap and provide culturally sensitive nutrition education.
With many Spanish-speaking patients requiring nutrition counseling, it's more crucial than ever for health professionals to learn nutrition Spanish. What's more, adding Spanish skills to your resume can broaden your career horizons and give you an advantage over other healthcare workers.
This course focuses on the basic nutrition Spanish phrases you really need to know when working with clients who need nutritional education. It includes so much more than just nutrition lingo…you will learn about Hispanic culture related to food, barriers to Hispanic culture, popular and favorite from different Hispanic countries, kitchen equipment and more!
Whether you're new to the language or just want a refresher, this nutrition Spanish class can help you.
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PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 07/26/2023. It was last reviewed on 08/18/2023 and is valid until 08/17/2026.
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|Manual - Spanish Nutrition for the Healthcare Provider (7.9 MB)
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Sylvia Meléndez Klinger, DBA, MS, RDN, LDN, CPT, is an award-winning author and global nutrition entrepreneur. She is founder of Hispanic Food Communications, a nutrition communications and culinary consulting company. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico City, Sylvia is bi-lingual in English and Spanish and has over 35 years of professional experience in the areas of weight management, plant-based nutrition, maternal and lactation nutrition, cultural diversity, and optimal wellness and disease prevention. Sylvia is a leading expert in cross-cultural Hispanic nutrition and health issues.
Sylvia has an impressive knowledge of Hispanic foods and culture, enhanced by frequent immersion in Hispanic communities. She uses her in-depth culinary and cultural expertise to introduce new strategies for wellness to an increasingly health-conscious population. Sylvia’s experiences lead her to harness the power of nutrition while helping people fall in love with the process of creating and enjoying delicious and nutritious foods. Sylvia’s publications include the Little Book of Simple Eating, in both English and Spanish, and the Hispanic Family Nutrition Counseling Kit, published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Financial: Dr. Sylvia Klinger is the founder of Hispanic Food Communications and receives an honorarium as a scientific advisory board member for Bayer US Crop Science. She is a consultant with Soyfoods Council, Grains Foods Foundation, and Nutrition Expert Network. Dr. Klinger receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Dr. Sylvia Klinger has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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