This indispensable text serves as a complete introduction to the profession of dietetics. The book reviews the history of dietetics, projects future trends, explores the roles and responsibilities of members of the dietetics team, and presents real-world profiles and photographs of dieticians working in different settings. This complete resource also provides essential information on dietetics education and training, the supervised practice experience, and credentialing. End-of-chapter activities encourage readers to think critically and apply concepts.
This edition has new material on portfolio development, resume building, interviewing, networking, mentoring, service learning, and current salaries. An appendix lists acronyms used in dietetics. Additional references and selected Websites are also listed.
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This engagingly written text provides a thorough overview of the dietetics profession, including its history, current status, and future trends and issues. The text examines the role of the dietetics team within the delivery of health care services and describes educational and credentialing requirements, as well as the associations that govern the profession. The text also contains profiles of young professionals to help students "see" the opportunities and challenges that dietetics careers offer.From the Back Cover:
This text effectively guides readers through the complex process of discovering who professional dieticians are and understanding the services they perform. The authors consider the dynamic nature of the field and offer clear, up-to-the-minute information regarding the current roles and customers of dietetic professionals as well as future employment possibilities. Credentialing of dietary managers. Dietetic technicians. Registered dietitians. Latest standards of education and the revised standards of practice. Code of Ethics. History of dietetics. American Dietetic Association. Employment opportunities. For readers with an interest in an introduction to dietetics.
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