Spanish Basics for Professionals
Do you feel frustrated when you are trying to provide nutritional counseling to Spanish-speaking children due to an inability to understand and speak Spanish? Have you spent hours using a translator to communicate with your patient’s Spanish speaking parents? Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish, but could not find a course that fit into your schedule and that was geared to dietitians?

Whether you are a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist working in a clinical inpatient hospital or pediatric outpatient clinic, school based health clinic, pediatrician’s office, private practice or a community setting, you will benefit from this informative and interactive webinar.

Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, 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 and phrases that apply to a pediatric nutrition education and counseling practice. There will be time for you to practice speaking while you follow along with the webinar. The takeaways will be improved communication with school-aged children, teens and their families, professional skill development, career enhancement, cultural awareness and more. Hablaremos pronto! (We will talk soon!).
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Identify basic Spanish vocabulary and phrases geared to provide nutritional counseling to pediatric patients ages two through teen and their families.

  • Counsel children and parents on the 5,4,3,2,1 guidelines in Spanish.

  • Experience speaking and counseling in Spanish through interactive practice throughout the webinar.

  • Acquire an array of resources, including print, media and audio/visual, to assist you in communicating in Spanish with your clients.
Live Event Date: Jul 28, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1040, 1060, 5070, 6040
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 2.1.1, 3.2.2, 8.2.1, 9.3.3
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
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: 4.65 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: 4.08 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: 4.45 out of 5

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

Duration: 1 hour