A Practical Guide to Risk Communications CPE Program

The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “A Practical Guide to Risk Communication for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners”

If you are a registered dietitian or a dietetic technician, registered, simply follow the instructions to earn one CPE credit hour following your successful completion of the CPE questions.

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Program Objectives

After completing this home-study CPE program, participants will be able to:

  1. Define risk and how to interpret the consumer’s perception of risk.
  2. Understand risk communication realities from the consumer’s perspective.
  3. Learn strategies for addressing the inherent uncertainties in risk communication.
  4. Learn to guide consumers in making informed decisions about risk.

Suggested Learning Codes*:
4090, 6000, 7060, 7190, 8018, 8040

*Please note that although learning codes are listed above for this program, you may use any learning code if it is applicable.

Instructions for Participants:

Step 1. Please Click Here to register for this free CPE self-study module.

Step 2. Read the program objectives for “A Practical Guide to Risk Communications for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners” home study CPE program.

Step 3. Read and view the “A Practical Guide to Risk Communications for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners” slide presentation for health professionals, including the accompanying presentation script that explains the subject matter in depth.

You can view or download a PDF of the presentation and accompanying script through the link below. (Save the presentation to your computer by right-clicking on the link and choosing "save target as.")

A Practical Guide to Risk Communication for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners (PDF)

Step 4. Review the CPE questions (PDF) for “A Practical Guide to Risk Communications for Nutrition and Food Safety Practitioners” home-study CPE program to ensure you have met the program objectives. When you are finished, view the CPE Quiz Answers (PDF).

Step 5. Follow this link to provide an on-line evaluation of this CPE Module.

Step 6. Download the Certificate of Completion (PDF) and put it in your files to verify completion of the CPE program and to receive one CPE credit hour.