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Nutrition and Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the many professions relating to nutrition, with an emphasis on dietetics. It examines what dietitians do, the areas in which they practice, and the education and experiences needed to become a credentialed, fully prepared dietitian nutritionist and dietetic technician.
Nutrition and Dietetics begins by presenting an overview of the profession, the role of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the educational requirements for credentialing in Parts I and II. The text truly distinguishes itself in Part III, which uniquely cycles through each major area of practice: clinical practice, food and nutrition systems management, community nutrition, government and military services, consulting, and private practice. Parts IV and V then present the essential roles played by dietitians as leaders, educators, and researchers, and closes with a look into the future of the profession.
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Features & Benefits
- Features a new chapter that discusses the role of dietitians within government and military organizations, as well as in forming public policy
- Includes new Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter, presenting the desired learning outcomes to the reader
- Provides the latest information regarding educational requirements, credentialing, salary data, and position descriptions
- Incorporates a completely revised chapter on future opportunities and challenges for the dietetics profession
Appropriate Courses include:
- Clinical Nutrition, Medical Nutrition, Profession of Dietetics, Intro to Nutrition & Food Science Professions, Dietetics: Principles and Practices'
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Profession of Nutrition and Dietetics
Chapter 2 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Chapter 3 Educational Preparation in Dietetics
Chapter 4 Credentialing of Nutrition and Dietetic Practitioners
Chapter 5 The Nutrition and Dietetics Professional
Chapter 6 The Dietitian in Clinical Practice
Chapter 7 Management in Food and Nutrition Systems
Chapter 8 The Public Health/Community Nutrition Dietitian
Chapter 9 Dietitians in the Government and Military Services
Chapter 10 The Consultant in Health Care, Business, and Private Practice
Chapter 11 Career Choices in Business, Communications, and Health and Wellness
Chapter 12 The Dietitian as Manager and Leader
Chapter 13 The Dietitian as Educator
Chapter 14 The Dietitian as Researcher
Chapter 15 The Future in Dietetics and Nutrition
Appendix A Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics and Process for Consideration of Ethics Issues (2009)
Appendix B Dietetics Career Development Guide
Esther A. Winterfeldt, PhD-Professor Emeritus, Oklahoma State University (Emeritus), Stillwater, Oklahoma
Esther A. Winterfeldt is a Regents Emeritus Professor at Oklahoma State university. She holds two degrees from the University and a PhD from Ohio State University. She completed a dietetic internship at the University of Michigan Hospitals and then practiced in hospital dietetics in Kentucky, Illinois, and Ohio before returning to Oklahoma as Head of the Nutritional Sciences Department. She served two years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. She is a past President of the American Dietetic Association and the ADA Foundation as well as holding other positions in the Association.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284107999
- ISBN-13: 9781449679033
Margaret L. Bogle, PhD, RD, LD-U,S, Department of Agriculture
Lea L. Ebro, PhD-Professor Emeritus, Oklahoma State University (Emeritus), Stillwater, Oklahoma