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NT 138 - Education for Dietetic Majors

Credit Hours: 3

Communication, educational principles and techniques in interviewing, counseling and teaching individuals and groups in clinical settings is presented. Student preparation of instructional materials and use of instructional media is included.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the term, the students will be able to:

  • interview patients/clients in a health facility;
  • identify dietary needs of clients using established guidelines;
  • describe the team concept in nutrition care of the client;
  • discuss nutrition counseling and its importance;
  • explain systems approach to nutrition services;
  • understand data collection as it applies to dietetic services;
  • prepare teaching and counseling plans;
  • write behavioral objectives;
  • plan, prepare and present lesson on assigned topic;
  • collect and organize resource file;
  • discuss documentation in the medical record; and
  • identify appropriate notes for the medical record.

Prerequisites: BI 178
Corequisites: BI 178, NT 136, NT 137
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