Thematic 2019: Weight Loss and Client Centred Care; Perspectives in Nutrition Counselling


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Speaker: Andrea Miller, RD

In this session, Andrea will discuss how she navigates client perceptions, goals and expectations regarding weight management in an effort to provide realistic nutrition and health guidelines.

Learning objectives:

  1. Increase awareness of (nutrition) counselling style, in relation to diets, weight loss and client goals
  2. Understand how RDs (health care providers) perspective regarding diets and weight influences client care
  3. Learn strategies for counselling in a diet-centric world
About the speaker:

Andrea Miller, RD graduated with honours from Ryerson University's undergraduate program in human nutrition. She completed her dietetic internship at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and her Master's degree in Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, in Oshawa. Andrea has worked in a wide range of dietetic practice settings, including Family Health Teams, Long Term Care, Teaching and Community hospitals. Andrea was on the Board of Directors of Dietitians of Canada from 2011-2014 and she has been a National Media spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada. Andrea has been a co-editor for several University textbook chapters, in addition to presenting several times at the annual Dietitians of Canada National Conference. Andrea owns and operates a private nutrition consulting practice in Whitby, Ontario, she is a sessional instructor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and she appears regularly in local media in Durham region.

***Original Source: "2019 Thematic Conference", Saturday, January 12, 2019

Length: 27:07

Type: Video

Last Updated: February 8, 2019

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