HNSC 7202X Fieldwork in Dietetic Practice I
600 hours fieldwork; 6 credits
Supervised experience in medical nutritional therapy, food systems management, public health and community wellness and independent practice. The supervised practice takes place at specifically approved sites throughout the New York metropolitan area and fulfills the core competencies that have been established by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), the accrediting body of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Interns will engage in activities that include the application and provision of nutrition assessment, planning and implementation of nutritional care plans for diverse populations, counseling to individuals and groups, nutrition education, management functions and food systems analysis.
Completion of 12 graduate credits in courses in nutrition and acceptance into the Department's
Dietetic Internship. Corequisite: Health and Nutrition Sciences 7200X.
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