{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines: Overview and Implications for Nursing Practice

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of the 2015-2020 dietary guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the first 2 guidelines of the 2015- 2020 HHS & USDA dietary guidelines related to following a healthy eating pattern across the lifespan and focusing on variety, nutrient density and amount of food.
  2. Examine the following 2015-2020 HHS & USDA dietary guidelines: 1) limit calories from added sugars and saturated fats and reduce sodium intake, 2) shift to healthier food and beverage choices, and 3) support healthy eating patterns for all.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: HHCN0217
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Patricia A. Rouen, PhD, FNP-BC; Brenna R. Wallace
Categories: Home Health Care , Nutrition