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DIT 209P - Dietetic Supervised Practice 2

Credits: 4
240 Practicum Hours

Prerequisites: DIT 114  
Co-requisites: DIT 208  

This course is planned to give each student the opportunity to apply principles discussed in Medical Nutrition Therapy in a community nutrition setting.  It is expected that each student will learn how community nutrition is similar to and different from clinical nutrition. Each student will be expected to complete a project suggested by the practicum supervisor. The project should be one that fulfills a need of the practicum. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Access data, references, patient education materials, consumer and other information from credible sources (CNDT 1.1).
  2. Evaluate information to determine if it is consistent with accepted scientific evidence (CNDT 1.2).
  3. Use clear and effective oral and written communication (CNDT 2.2).
  4. Prepare and deliver sound food and nutrition presentations to a target audience (CNDT 2.3).
  5. Participate in professional and community organizations (CNDT 2.7).
  6. Demonstrate professional attributes in all areas of practice (CNDT 2.8).
  7. Show cultural competence in interactions with clients, colleagues and staff (CNDT 2.9).
  8. Perform specific activities of the Nutrition Care Process as assigned by registered dietitian nutritionists in accordance with the Scope of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice for individuals, groups and populations in a variety of settings (CNDT 3.2).
  9. Provide nutrition and lifestyle education to well populations (CNDT 3.3).
  10. Promote health improvement, food safety, wellness and disease prevention for the general population (CNDT 3.4).
  11. Develop nutrition education materials for disease prevention and health improvement that are culturally and age appropriate and designed for the educational level of the audience (CNDT 3.5.
  12. Implement and adhere to budgets (CNDT 4.5).
  13. Assist with marketing clinical and customer services (CNDT 4.6).
Listed Topics
  1. Provision of nutrition education to the public in general or to a particular life cycle stage
  2. Examination of nutrition education resources
Reference Materials
Practicum Manual supplied by College.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/16/2018

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