Dietitians in the Health Care Classroom — Assessing Learning by Asking the Right Questions: Part Two of a Three-Part Series

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 6010, 6020, 6050, 6060; Level 1
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 9.2.1, 9.2.3, 9.2.4, 9.4.8

This continuing education course, the second in a three-part series, explores the different types of learning assessments and the rationale for using them. It presents assessment tools and practical suggestions for how to use them in the health care classroom.

Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the September 2015 issue of Today’s Dietitian.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals will be better able to:

  1. Distinguish teaching assessments from anthropometric, lab, and clinical assessments.
  2. Compare the various types of teaching assessments—formal, informal, formative, and summative—and when they are performed.
  3. Determine how and when to use teaching assessments in the health care classroom.
  4. Appraise the effectiveness of assessments that help teach.
Course summary
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  • 2.00 CDR
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Kristine M. Westover, MS, RDN, LDN, is a high school teacher and author who lives and works in Oregon. A graduate of Brigham Young University and Western Oregon University, she’s the co-owner of Four Score Media, which creates teaching tools and textbooks.

The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program.  She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program.  View our disclosure policy.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR


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