Watch How PAs Discuss Management of Nutritional Health

A series of three animated explainer videos that focuses on the role a PA plays in nutrition, nutritional counseling, and treatment. This activity is part of AAPA's National Health Priorities Nutrition Toolkit.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the current state of nutritional health management by PAs
  • Understand your role as a PA in managing nutritional health as part of a routine primary care patient management strategy
  • Implement strategies that effectively communicate the importance of nutritional health to patients
  • Apply nutritional counseling approaches that incorporate shared decision making
  • Include nutritional supplements and other treatment strategies into nutrition plans
  • Construct nutritional plans for patients based on their specific needs including dietary advice and incorporating supplements where appropriate