Food insecurity: What the nurse needs to know related to caring for patients and food insecurity
Linda Anders, MBA, MSN, RN, CSRN, NPD-BC, Nursing Education Programing Manager
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Food insecurity has been identified as potentially the most impactful social determinant of health. More than 2 billion people are without food or unable to eat a healthy balanced diet worldwide according to the United Nations. Food insecurity has been noted to be associated with multiple chronic health conditions that nurses see each day in practice, however, a knowledge gap exists about the nurses' role in food insecurity. This webinar will discuss what food insecurity is, how food insecurity impacts a patient's health, and the nurses' role related to patient care and food insecurity.
- Identify what food insecurity is and how it impacts national and global healthcare
- Describe how food insecurity impacts a patient's health
- Explain the nurses' role related to patient care and food insecurity
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This webinar is a part of Ms. Anders' DNP quality improvement project with the University of Missouri.
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