Prevention Efforts
Major Areas
Healthy People 2020
Practitioners
True/False
100

preventing disease by controlling risk factors

What is primary prevention?
100

individuals who will benefit from community nutrition programs and services

what are people?
100
builds on accomplishments and challenges of meeting Healthy People 2010 
What is healthy people 2020?
100

Always registered dietitians (RDs) or licensed dietitians (LDs)

What are community dietitians?
100
leading indicators include decreasing demands for nutrition and health care services 
False 
200

detecting disease early through screening and other forms of risk appraisal

What is secondary prevention?
200

course of action chosen by public authorities to address a given problem, accomplished through laws, regulations, and programs

What is policy?
200
attaining high quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, injury, and premature death 
What is a goal of Healthy People 2020?
200

Often provide nutrition services through government agencies

What are public health nutritionists?
200
emphasis on preventive health measures have decreased
False
300

treat and rehabilitate people with illness or injury

What is tertiary prevention?
300

instruments used to seek behavior changes that improve nutritional status and health

What are programs?
300
national strategy for improving the health of the nation 
What is healthy people?
300
community dietitians and public health nutritionists 
what are community nutrition practitioners? 
300

Community nutrition strives to improve health, nutrition, and well-being of individuals and groups within communities

True
400

screen for blood pressure and cholesterol levels 

What is an example of secondary prevention?
400
three major areas of community nutrition 
what is people, policy, and programs 
400
used to track progress made in improving the nation's health 
what are specific objectives?
400

Have a solid background in the nutrition sciences with at least a bachelor’s degree

What are public health nutritionists?
400

Four components of community: people, a location in space, social interaction, shared values

True 
500

offer course in heart healthy cooking to general population 

What is an example of primary prevention?
500
FDA regulations 
What is an example of a policy?
500
healthy weight, intake of nutrients, intake of foods, targets for prevalence of iron deficiency and anemia, worksites offering nutrition or weight management counseling 
What are nutrition related objectives?
500

Manage nutrition care for diverse population groups across the lifespan

what are essential practices of the community nutritionist?
500

Health promotion is the process of enabling people to achieve their minimal potential for good health

False
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