Summary: H.R.1634 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1634. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/20/2017)

Education and Training for Health Act of 2017 or the EAT for Health Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to issue guidelines to federal agencies to ensure that federal, full time primary care health professionals have continuing education relating to nutrition. Agencies must annually report information including the extent to which they have adopted and encouraged the guidelines.

The continuing education must: (1) include content on the role of nutrition in the prevention, management, and reversal of obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or cancer; and (2) meet requirements for continuing medical education or continuing education by medical or nurse practitioner professional organizations or certified accrediting bodies.