March 2015 Member Meeting Details

TITLE AND DESCRIPTION:

Nutrition Literacy: Design and Delivery of Effective Print and e-Communications

 

Please join us at the 2015 SVAND Education and e-Communications Focus Meeting.  Information regarding the current state of literature related to health and nutrition communications will be discussed.  In addition, best practices associated with using social media in dietetics practice, along with comparisons of various social media outlets will also be presented.

 

SPEAKERS:

 

Jamie Zoellner, PhD, RD

Kristen Chang, MS, RDN

Tanya M. Halliday, RD

 

LOCATION:

Radford University – Selu Conservancy, Radford, VA

http://www.radford.edu/content/selu/home.html

 

Directions:

 

  • Turn at Comfort Inn Suites in Radford on to Lovely Mount Drive; proceed for 0.8 mile.

  • Turn LEFT onto Dry Valley Road and cross the bridge over the interstate (I-81); proceed for 1.4 mile;

  • Turn RIGHT onto Sale-Selu Lane.

  • The turn is easy to miss; portions of this road are unpaved .

  • Follow the road to the end, where it will climb a hill and stop at the Selu Conservancy retreat center. The building that looks like a Barn with a silo is the multipurpose room where we will meet.

  • For a map, click here

 

 

CPEUs requested: 3

 

GOALS/OBJECTIVES:

  • Participants will consider the current state of literature related to health and nutrition communications.  The program will also explore best practices associated with using social media in dietetics practice, along with comparisons of various social media outlets.

  • Upon successful completion of the program, the participant will be able to:

    • Summarize the current state of literature related to health and nutrition literacy.

    • Apply health literacy strategies into practice using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit.

    • Apply key principles of the Clear Communications Index to improve written communications.

    • Describe best practices associated with utilizing social media in dietetics practice.

    • Compare the strengths and weaknesses of various social media outlets.

    • Identify social media outlets relevant to practice/career and procedures for creating an account.

 

TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING CLICK HERE

 

For the Meeting Brochure, click here

 

Meeting Handouts:

Please note you DO NOT need to print the AHRQ Health Toolkit Electronic Resource AND the CDC User Guider - they are provided for your reference.

AHRQ Health Toolkit Electronic Resource - do not print

AHRQ Health Toolkit Assessment 

CDC User Guide - do not print

CDC Clear Communications Score Sheet

Development of Personal Social Media Plan

Digital Dietitians

Guide to Social Media for RDs

Health Literacy and Nutrition