Join Geeta Sikland, Registered Dietician and Clinical Lipid Specialist of the University of California Irivine’s Preventive Cardiovascular Program, for this online CE course on behavior change principles in action. Geeta will discuss lifestyle behavior change principles, their application to setting goals, and practical dietary assessment and counseling strategies that the cardiovascular nurse can apply in clinical settings. Geeta will also demonstrate communication techniques such as motivational interviewing.
1. Discuss lifestyle behavior change principles and their application to setting goals and following a heart healthy diet.
2. Summarize practical dietary assessment and counseling strategies that the CV nurse can apply in clinical settings.
3. Demonstrate communication techniques to improve diet adherence, prevent relapse and build confidence in making successful lifestyle changes.
- Geeta Sikand MA, RDN, FAND, CDE, CLS, FNLA
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.