The Congress has had a long-time concern about the adequacy of nutrition education provided medical students and physicians during their training.
Attempts over three decades to address this deficiency have been largely ineffective.
Yet, recent changes in the delivery of health care from inpatient to outpatient services require physicians be competent in both applied nutrition and patient counseling.
The importance of patient is underscored by the surveys of the National Center for Health Statistics which reveal that overweight for the U.S. population has increased between the early 60s and the late 80s.
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Soin santé primaire, Formation professionnelle, Programme enseignement, Education nutritionnelle, Nutrition, Etudiant, Etats Unis, Promotion santé, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Health staff, Human, Primary health care, Occupational training, Educational program, Nutrition education, Nutrition, Student, United States, Health promotion, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0065750
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 09/06/1995.