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Overview

This is a handbook for practicing public health nutritionists, which a ddresses managerial skills needed for policymaking, advocacy, assessme nt, planning, evaluation, and management. It defines and describes the scope of public health nutrition and the potential opportunities for nutrition services in health agency programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834201446
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 04/24/1990
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 569
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents: THINKING PUBLIC HEALTH * Understanding Public Health * Applying Nutrition Science to the Public’ s Health * ASSESSING THE COMMUNITY’ S NUTRITION NEEDS * Reaching Out to Those at Highest Risk * SHAPING POLICIES THAT AFFECT THE PUBLIC’ S HEALTH * Developing Agency, Community and State Nutrition Policy * Advocating for National Health and Nutrition Policies * Influencing Federal Nutrition Legislation and Regulations * PROMOTING AND PROTECTING THE PUBLIC’ S HEALTH * Serving Women, Infants, and Children * Promoting the Health of Adults * Assuring Nutrition Services for Older Adults * Providing Nutrition Services in Primary Care * Maintaining Nutrition and Food Service Standards in Group Care * Safeguarding the Food Supply * MANAGING THE SYSTEM * Planning and Evaluating Nutrition Services for the Community * Marketing Nutrition Programs and Services * Managing Data * Managing Money * Intervening To Change the Public’ s Eating Behavior * MOBILIZING PERSONNEL * Staffing Public Health Nutrition Programs and Services * Managing Public Health Nutrition Personnel * Leveraging Nutrition Education through the Public Health Team * Networking for Nutrition * SURVIVING IN A COMPETITIVE WORLD * Earning Administrative Support * Striving for Excellence * Envisioning the Future

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