Dietetic Internship: Professional Courses
NUTR 5073 - Practicum in Clinical Dietetics
Supervised learning experience in clinical dietetics designed to meet
specific objectives and achieve identified clinical nutrition
competencies. Experiences scheduled in a variety of health care and
community settings. This course is an elective in the MSCN program and a
required core course in the internship program.
NUTR 5083 - Practicum in Administrative Dietetics
Supervised learning experiences in administrative dietetics to meet
specific objectives and achieve identified management competencies. This
course is an elective in the MSCN program and a required core course in
the internship program.
NUTR 5112 - Nutrition Counseling
Provides an understanding of the methods, strategies, and evaluation of
nutrition and diet counseling to modify eating habits for health
promotion and increase compliance with therapeutic regimens.
Consideration of learning styles, nutritional anthropology, and
instructional technology effectively applied in the health care setting.
Prerequisite: NUTR 5033 or NUTR 5333: Advanced Clinical Nutrition or
equivalent; and consent of faculty.
NUTR 5161 - Advanced Nutrition Seminar
Graduate seminar of important current research in clinical nutrition to
reflect content, application to clinical practice, and study parameters
and design. Students will read original papers, write critiques, and
make presentations for discussion.
NUTR 5333 - Advanced Clinical Dietetics
Integration of scientific principles of nutrition and food science into
the use of foods and nutrients in disease prevention and treatment in
accordance with clinical competencies for the entry-level dietitian.
Co-requisite: admission to Dietetic Internship and consent of faculty.
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