Online Course for Healthcare Professionals: Childhood Food Insecurity
A course designed for those employed in child health and development fields, Childhood Food Insecurity is a free online course that provides continuing medical education and is developed in partnership with the Childhood Hunger Initiative of Oregon covering various topics associated with child health and wellness. Divided into five modules, the course focuses on the prevalence and predictors of food insecurity. The course covers food access and choices, the relationship between food insecurity and health and development, along with intervention strategies in circumstances of childhood hunger. Healthcare professionals seeking continuing medical education can earn valuable CME credit by taking an optional exam following the five online modules.