Critical Dietetics is a new movement in dietetics. Find out what’s new and why it’s relevant to practising dietitians Critical dietetics is a broad-ranging field of inquiry. It involves exploration of the relations between dietetic practise and gender, race, class, ability and size. It is also concerned with the epistemology of dietetics and post-structural orientations to dietetic education. Finally, it explores the relations between dietetics, and art and poetry. At the end of this presentation, learners will be able to: describe the historical and contemporary context in which Critical Dietetics has emerged recognise and apply the four primary areas of which Critical Dietetics aligns translate critical dietetics into research, education, and practice, specifically the health at every size paradigm Watching this presentation and completing the assessment can contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. Presenter: Associate Professor Jacqui Gingras Jacqui Gingras is an Associate Professor in the School of Nutrition at Ryerson University, in Canada. Her research engages auto-ethnographic, narrative and arts-informed methods, as a means for understanding how students learn to become professional dietitians. Jacqui’s doctoral research, an auto-ethnography on how dietetic identity and curricula shape a collective professional culture was awarded the Ted Aoki Prize for ‘Outstanding dissertation in Curriculum Studies’, and is now published in book form as Longing for Recognition: The Joys, Complexities, and Contradictions of Practicing Dietetics (2009). Other work by Jacqui appears in the the following publications: Food, Culture & Society, Radical Psychology, Feminist Media Studies, and the Journal of Transformative Education. Jacqui is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Critical Dietetics, an online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, available at www.criticaldietetics.org. Registration includes Access to recording of webinar Copy of presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Registration types Recording: $38 to receive a DVD recording of the webinar and associated documents by post Subscription: $33 monthly to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings (minimum 24 a year)

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