NCSU NTR 495 - PHN Final Review (12 pages)

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North Carolina State University
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Ntr 495 - Special Topics in Nutrition
Special Topics in Nutrition Documents

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Public Health Final Review Exam 1 Review Intro to Public Health 1 Define public health and explain the benefits of a healthy society 2 List examples of public health policy 3 Describe current US public health challenges 4 Explain the current health care spending patterns in the US 5 List examples of chronic diseases and their causes 6 Describe a healthy diet and lifestyle 7 Describe how the American diet has changed over time Evidence For Nutrition Practice 1 Define public health and its three levels of prevention 2 Illustrate and describe how individuals can ultimately impact the health of the nation and explain the resulting impact they can make by developing and implementing policies and preventative interventions 3 List examples of prevention strategies that assure the health of the public 4 Compare and contrast the public health approach to the medical care model 5 Identify and describe aspects goals and examples of the spectrum of prevention including primary secondary and tertiary prevention 6 Explain the importance of keeping up to date with trends that impact the public s health 7 Explain why there is now a focus on chronic diseases vs deficiency diseases 8 Describe the roles essential knowledge and skills of a public health nutritionist 9 Explain the importance of establishing credibility as a public health professional and describe how to establish credibility 10 Describe how nutrition research has changed over time 11 Define and list examples of nutritional epidemiology 12 Define the following terms demographics independent variables dependent variables outcome endpoint risk factor 13 Explain why it is easier to study the direct relationship between diet and disease rather than the relationship of diet and chronic diseases 14 Discuss the inherent difficulties associated with studying diet disease relationships with respect to the nature of diet disease the individual and the resultant effects 15 Explain why it can be important to pay attention to the end



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