Spanish Survival Skills for Dietitians
SPANISH SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR DIETITIANS

SPEAK SPANISH WITH YOUR PATIENTS (Hable Español Con Sus Pacientes)

Do you feel frustrated when you are trying to work with a Spanish-speaking patient due to an inability to understand and speak Spanish?

Have you spent hours using translator services when counseling your Spanish-speaking clients?

Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish, but could not find a course that fit into your schedule?

Have you felt limited in your ability to get hired by an organization where the ability to speak Spanish was required or preferred?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this webinar is for you! Whether you are an RDN working in a clinical inpatient hospital or outpatient clinic, private practice, corporate wellness site, or other non-traditional settings, you will benefit from this informative session. Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Spanish tutor Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, for a webinar that will educate and inspire you to speak and understand basic Spanish vocabulary, phrases and grammar that apply to your nutrition practice. There will be time for you to practice speaking during the webinar in the comfort of your home or office. You will receive practical written and online resources that you can use immediately to develop your Spanish speaking skills and be able to speak Spanish with your patients. The takeaways will be improved communication and client adherence, professional skill development, career enhancement, cultural awareness and more. Hablaremos pronto! (We will talk soon!).
Upon successful completion of this 1 hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Learn and understand basic Spanish vocabulary, phrases, and grammatical structures related to the nutrition profession to be able to establish basic rapport with their patients/clients.


  • Conduct a basic 24-hour diet recall in Spanish.


  • Learn how the ability to communicate in another language can improve communication with patients and clients and ultimately, improved health outcomes.


  • Acquire an array of online and print resources, including handouts, apps, websites and cookbooks to help RDNs improve their Spanish speaking and comprehension skills.
Live Event Date: Sep 03, 2015
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1040, 1060, 6020, 6070
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 1.3.6, 1.3.9, 9.3.3, 9.4.6
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Allied Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT
Ilene Cohen

Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT, is a NYC-based, nationally recognized Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, and IAYT-certified yoga therapist. Ilene has been an RD since 2000 and a yoga teacher since 2007 and was recently credentialed as a Certified Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. A NYSAND media spokesperson, Ilene is a sought-after presenter of CPE webinars, speaking engagements at local and national conferences, and has been featured on radio, local television and in publications including Self Magazine and Yoga Journal.

Her private practice and company, PranaSpirit Nutrition & Wellness, specializes in mind-body integrative and functional medical nutrition therapy and therapeutic yoga. Ilene has used various aspects of yoga, including asana (poses), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, restoratives and Yoga Nidra, with her nutrition clients for the past eight years. She is extremely passionate about this topic and is eager to share tools and resources with Registered Dietitian Nutritionists so they can help their clients while improving their own self-care.

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Mind-Body Therapies

Mind-Body Therapies: An Adjunct Approach to Nutrition and Self-Care

On Demand
Live Date: (Apr 10,2018)
Expiration Date: (Apr 09,2021)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT

Duration: 1 hour

Insulin Pump Therapy and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices: Tools for Optimal Diabetes Self-Management

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 06,2018)
Expiration Date: (Feb 05,2021)

Rating: 4.03 out of 5

Instructor: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT

Duration: 1 hour

Foundations for Feeding

Foundations for Feeding: Trusting the Trust Model

On Demand
Live Date: (Nov 08,2017)
Expiration Date: (Nov 07,2020)

Rating: 4.50 out of 5

Instructor(s): Carol Danaher, MPH, RDN , Peggy Crum, MA, RD

Duration: 1 hour

Technology for Dietitians

Leveraging Technology: Tools and Resources to Efficiently Run Your Nutrition Business

On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 30,2016)
Expiration Date: (Sep 29,2019)

Rating: 4.50 out of 5

Instructor: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT

Duration: 1 hour

Spanish Basics for Professionals

Spanish Survival Skills in Pediatrics: It's as Easy as 1,2,3 (Es tan facil como uno, dos, tres)

On Demand
Live Date: (Jul 28,2016)
Expiration Date: (Jul 27,2019)

Rating: 4.45 out of 5

Instructor: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT

Duration: 1 hour

Spanish Survival Skills for Dietitians: Focus on Diabetes

Spanish Survival Skills for Dietitians and Diabetes Educators: Speak Spanish with your DIABETES Patients

On Demand
Live Date: (Oct 27,2015)
Expiration Date: (Oct 26,2018)

Rating: 4.28 out of 5

Instructor: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT

Duration: 1 hour