Practical Nutrition for the Primary Care Provider: a Pilot Test

Emily A. Johnston, Jeannette M. Beasley, Melanie R. Jay, Joseph P. Wiedemer, Penny M. Kris-Etherton

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Abstract

Background: Dynamic nutrition education strategies may help prepare physicians to provide nutrition guidance to patients. Activity: We pilot tested a nutrition-focused iBook chapter with a group of medical students and residents (June 2017) through pre- and post-test Qualtrics surveys. Results: All 29 respondents recognized the role of nutrition in medical care. Two-thirds reported some nutrition training in their medical education; nearly 90% reported this training was inadequate. Few (17%) reported reading scholarly nutrition articles; 84% reported they would recommend the iBook to their peers. Conclusions: An iBook is a resource that could be used to teach nutrition to medical trainees.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-373
Number of pages11
JournalMedical Science Educator
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 15 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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