Health and Nutrition Webinars

Pearson’s Nutrition webinars offer professional development opportunities for educators. Learn more about the sessions below, and read about the speakers on our Life Sciences page.

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Educators who participate in a live webinar will have the opportunity to earn Acclaim professional development badges. For select webinars, Acclaim badges are available for participants who satisfactorily complete a webinar. Learn more about digital badges.

On-Demand

A Primer on Gender, Gender Identity, and Orientation

Professor Karen Vail-Smith, East Carolina University
Ashten Shope, East Carolina University

Teaching about the complexities of gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation is challenging. This presentation will explore evolving definitions, key concepts, and inclusive gender terminology. Best practices for building a classroom environment that is respective and inclusive will be shared. The session will be led by a college human sexuality professor and her transgender undergraduate teaching assistant.

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What’s New in the Nutrition Fact Panel

Professor Joan Salge Blake, Boston University

You’re invited to join us to hear Boston University Clinical Associate Professor Dr. Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN, FAND, review the recent changes in the nutrition fact panel and how to effectively communicate this new information.

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What’s in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Professor Joan Salge Blake, Boston University

You’re invited to join us to hear Boston University Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake, MS, RDN, FAND, break down the findings of the newly released 2016 Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. This committee provides recommendations for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

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