Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Prevención primaria de la obesidad infantil

Publish Date: 
2005

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The purpose of this guideline is to provide direction for nurses who work with children and families across diverse practice settings and at population, family*, and/or individual levels.

Practice Recommendations* relate to population, family, and child/adolescent focused strategies to prevent obesity, promote healthy eating, and increase physical activity.
Education Recommendations* are identified to encourage nursing competency in primary prevention and health promotion.
Organization and Policy Recommendations* have been developed to address the importance of a supportive practice environment as an enabling factor for providing high quality evidence-based nursing care, which includes ongoing evaluation of guideline implementation.
* Definitions found in the Glossary of Terms (Appendix A).

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