Overview of the dietetics profession: career options, professional development (dietetics portfolio), code of ethics, standards of practice, ADA position papers, the legislative process, and professional resources.
Introduction to the dietetic profession including the nutritional care process. Emphasis on developing basic skills in medical terminology, nutritional assessment, interviewing, counseling and recording.
Provides a perspective on factors that affect the development of food habits, similarities and differences across cultures, and how the use of foods provides a window to multiculturalism. World Cultures course.