Addressing Cultural Competency and Cultural Safety in Nutrition Practice

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Cultural safety is the continuum of the following building blocks: cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity and cultural competence. Dietitians have the opportunity to work with diverse populations in various clinical settings. They have a responsibility to provide sound nutrition care based on recognition, respect and maintenance of the cultural identity of every patient and client. During this event, attendees will learn about the steps involved in providing culturally safe nutrition care to meet the needs, expectations and rights of their clients.

This presentation will help you to:

  • Define steps for the provision of culturally competent and culturally safe care in healthcare environments
  • Identify the challenges faced by health professionals to improve cultural competency and cultural safety in practice
  • Discuss strategies for implementing a culturally safe care in nutrition practice

Date of presentation:  March 17th, 2021 (Dietitians Day 2021)

Speaker: Piraveena Piremathasan PDt, CDE, CBE, Clinical dietitian at the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal in Québec


  • Video presentation (65 minutes)
  • Presentation slides (pdf)
  • Audio file (mp3 file)


  • $19.95 for DC members and
  • $9.95 for DC student members
  • $39.95 for non-members

Last Updated: April 20, 2022

Type: Learning on Demand

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