National Health Priority Toolkit:


Nutrition is one of four AAPA National Health Priorities targeted as part of a national movement for healthier bodies and minds. Do your part to improve your patients’ nutritional health by using the resources in this toolkit, including free CME, clinical guidelines, research, and much more.

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Nutrición para una Salud Óptima

The Gaples Institute created this free web-based interactive nutrition learning program in Spanish for patient education. It consists of 5 learning modules, each approximately 15 minutes.

Longwood Nutrition Seminars

The nutritionists and physicians from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital meet monthly to consider case discussions, cutting edge research, and practical clinical didactic topics of importance in the care of pediatric and adult patients.

Nutritional Needs in Older Adults

Malnutrition syndromes are being encountered with increased frequency in PA clinical practice across a wide range of medical specialties. This activity focuses specifically on the unique nutritional needs of older adults. Participants will learn how… more

5 Tips for Better Patient Nutrition Counseling

PAs are in a unique position to be leaders in nutrition management on behalf of their patients. Addressing nutrition in sensitive ways can have a significant impact on patients’ health. Here are five tips for PAs as they counsel patients on nutrition.

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AAPA and the PA Foundation continually commit substantial resources to preventing and treating nutrition-related issues in communities across the nation. Together with industry, health system, and community partners, we are giving PAs the knowledge and the tools needed to make a difference.