Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 283 pages
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Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends, Second Edition presents a thorough overview of the food and nutrition profession And The many areas of opportunity open to current and future practitioners. The second edition provides detailed descriptions of a broad spectrum of career choices as well as information on specific practice areas in which today's dietitians are employed. In addition, this book covers emerging areas of practice that require specific knowledge and skills along with a broad understanding of community health needs. Undertaking a conceptual approach that includes historical background, educational requirements and roles and functions of dietitians and other food and nutrition professionals, The authors have compiled an invaluable resource for students and professionals. Simply put, this book is about dietitians, what they do, where they practice, and what is required to become a dietitian.
 

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Contents

Chapter
3
Chapter
4
Growth of the Profession and Historical Milestones
9
Chapter
12
Definitions
15
Chapter
19
The Strategic Plan
21
Affiliated Units of the American Dietetic Association
31
Summary
92
Community Nutrition Practice
107
The Consultant in Health Care Business and Private
117
Career Choices in Business Education Health
133
The Dietitian as Manager and Leader
155
THE FUTURE
217
Appendix A Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics
235
Appendix E Accreditation Standards for EntryLevel Education
252

Educational Preparation in Dietetics
37
Trends in Dietetic Education
43
The Dietitian in Clinical Practice
79
Measuring the Beliefs
266
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AUDREY C. WRIGHT, MS, RD, is the former director of Father Walter Memorial Child Care Center in Montgomery, Alabama.

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