Food Insecurity: What the Nurse Needs to Know Related to Patient Care and Food Insecurity - Online Course

This course is available for FREE to Sigma Members.
This webinar will discuss what food insecurity is, how food insecurity impacts a patient's health, and the nurses' role related to patient care and food insecurity.

SKU: WEB41
$0.00

This course is available for FREE to Sigma Members.

Food insecurity has been identified as potentially the most impactful social determinant of health. More than 2 billion people are without food or unable to eat a healthy balanced diet worldwide according to the United Nations. Food insecurity has been noted to be associated with multiple chronic health conditions that nurses see each day in practice, however, a knowledge gap exists about the nurses' role in food insecurity. This webinar will discuss what food insecurity is, how food insecurity impacts a patient's health, and the nurses' role related to patient care and food insecurity.

This course will retire after 10th May 2026.

Learning Outcomes:
After participating in this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify what food insecurity is and how it impacts national and global healthcare
  • Describe how food insecurity impacts a patient's health
  • Explain the nurses' role related to patient care and food insecurity

Speaker Bio:

Linda Anders, MBA, MSN, RN, CSRN, NPD-BC
Linda Anders is a board-certified nurse in nursing professional development and is currently employed with Sigma as the Nursing Education Programming Manager. Linda has been recognized as a leader among her peers as she has received 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader award in Illinois and 100 Great Nurses award in the state of Iowa. Linda is active in her local community through volunteering and non-profit organization board involvement and is currently enrolled at University of Missouri-Sinclair School of Nursing where she is pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a graduate certificate in global public health.

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