- Offerd Salary Negotiable
- Experience 3 Years
- Gender Both
- INDUSTRY Medical / Pharmaceutical
- Qualification Bachelor Degree
-Educate and advise patients with diet-related disorders on the practical ways in which they can improve their health by adopting healthier eating habits;
-Evaluate and improve treatments;
-Deliver group sessions to a range of audiences, including children and patient groups;
-Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to gain patients’ cooperation in following recommended dietary treatments;
-Educate other healthcare professionals about food and nutrition issues;
-Advise hospital catering departments about the specific dietary requirements of patients;
-Support schools in the provision of healthy school meals;
-Write reports and case notes and maintain accurate records;
-Prepare information packs, flyers and other promotional materials.
The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) requires that students complete a college/university educational program in dietetics and/or nutrition that is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Educational programs may be in one of the following categories:
Coordinated Program in Dietetics – This type of program combines bachelor degree classroom coursework with a required internship, all in one program.
Didactic Program plus Dietetic Internship – If one chooses a Didactic Program, this provides only classroom coursework. After completion of the bachelor’s degree course requirement, one must complete a Dietetic Internship of at least 1200 hours.
Coursework must include the following subjects:
-Physiology and anatomy
-Food and nutrition sciences
-Food service systems management
Dietetic internships are usually within a food and nutrition specialty area, including but not limited to:
-Medical nutrition therapy
-Clinical nutrition research