Sep 29, 2022
DIT 209P - Dietetic Supervised Practice 2
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Access data, references, patient education materials, consumer and other information from credible sources (CNDT 1.1).
- Evaluate information to determine if it is consistent with accepted scientific evidence (CNDT 1.2).
- Use clear and effective oral and written communication (CNDT 2.2).
- Prepare and deliver sound food and nutrition presentations to a target audience (CNDT 2.3).
- Participate in professional and community organizations (CNDT 2.7).
- Demonstrate professional attributes in all areas of practice (CNDT 2.8).
- Show cultural competence in interactions with clients, colleagues and staff (CNDT 2.9).
- 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).
- Provide nutrition and lifestyle education to well populations (CNDT 3.3).
- Promote health improvement, food safety, wellness and disease prevention for the general population (CNDT 3.4).
- 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.
- Implement and adhere to budgets (CNDT 4.5).
- Assist with marketing clinical and customer services (CNDT 4.6).
- Provision of nutrition education to the public in general or to a particular life cycle stage
- Examination of nutrition education resources
Practicum Manual supplied by College.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/16/2018
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