2021 Catalog: All Courses
DE0140: Diabetes Online CDE: Food Insecurity in Indian Country: A Case Study Approach
This webinar is offered through a collaboration with the IHS Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention, with the recording available on the DDTP website at https://www.ihs.gov/diabetes/training/cmece-online-edu/diabetes-online-cme-ce-education/.
This session will outline the current state of food insecurity among American Indian and Alaska Native [AI/AN] people, and the programs that influence food access in urban and rural Native communities. The association between food insecurity and nutrition-related chronic disease, including diabetes and obesity will be explored through a case study approach. Examples of culturally appropriate approaches to promote food security at the individual, family, and community level when serving AI/AN populations will be provided. The importance of including indigenous perspectives into evidence-based chronic disease prevention initiatives will also be discussed.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Summarize current information about the effects of food insecurity on diabetes prevention and diabetes self-management, and overall health.
2. Locate and utilize screening tools to assess food insecurity in persons with diabetes.
3. Name at least two programs/system strategies you can support in your community that address food insecurity.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.