237. ACEND Forum: Demonstration Program Innovations

Monday, October 28
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: 204-ABC
CE: 1.5
Level 2 – Intermediate
Activity Code: 149543

Course Tracks: Nutrition in Academia

This session will share the strategies and innovative best practices used by two program directors to reorganize their current nutrition and dietetics education programs (dietetic internship and coordinated program) into future education model graduate degree programs. These directors will share how they integrated competency-based education in their programs and will describe their innovative use of simulation to develop competencies. They will provide examples of rubrics and program outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify ways to reorganize existing nutrition and dietetics programs to meet the Future Education Model Standards.
  • Employ rubrics to strengthen assessment of student competence.
  • Describe how simulation can be used to help develop student competence.

Learning Need Codes:

  • 1070 Leadership, critical and strategic thinking
  • 6030 Education theories and techniques for adults
  • 6060 Learning needs assessment, learning plan development, and evaluation

Performance Indicator:

  • 4.2.9 Evaluates the effectiveness of a plan, and identifies required future actions.
  • 9.1.5 Assesses, evaluates and applies educational theories.
  • 9.2.1 Assesses learning needs of the individual or target group.


  • Janet Johnson, MS, RDN, LD

    Senior Clinician

    Iowa State University

  • Speaker(s)

  • Glenda Woscyna, MS, RD, LMNT

    Director, Medical Nutrition Education

    University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Amanda Holliday, MS, RD, LDN

    Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Master of Public Health/Registered Dietitian Program

    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill