Dietetics Practice and Future Trends

ISBN-10: 0763776629

ISBN-13: 9780763776626

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

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Description: Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends, Third Edition, includes new and updated information such as reports on current activities, a review of emerging issues in dietetic practice, and more. This Third Edition continues to provide an overview of the career opportunities for dietitians, explaining what they do, highlighting the specific areas of dietetic practice, and listing the requirements to become a dietitian. With thorough explanations and insight into the dietetic profession, Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends, Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for students and professionals. New to the Third Edition: Updated Figures and References Revised Education Standards The Report of the Task force on the Future of Dietetics Education New CDR Study on Advanced Practice Report Activities of the Dietetic Practice Groups Information on Foundation Activities: Research Funding, Research Projects, and Outreach to the Public Updated Salary Information Nationwide Public Opinion Survey on Public Perception of Food and Nutrition Current and Emerging Issues, such as: Gerontology, Genetics, the "Green" Revolution, Food Safety, and Obesity and Related Issues

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Book details

List price: $116.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 3/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

MARGARET L. BOGLE, PhD, RD, is Executive Director of the Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative.

Introduction
The Profession
Introduction to the Profession of Dietetics
Introduction
The Early Practice of Dietetics
Founding of the American Dietetic Association
Influential Leaders
Dietetics as a Profession
Growth of the Profession and Historical Milestones
Reaching Out to the Public
Summary
Definitions
References
The American Dietetic Association
Introduction
The Strategic Plan
Membership Categories
Membership Benefits
Dietitian Salaries
Governance of the Association
Affiliated Units of the American Dietetic Association
Summary
Definitions
References
Education and Professional Development
Educational Preparation in Dietetics
Introduction
Undergraduate Education
Program Requirements
Dietetics Education Requirements
Dietetics Education Programs
Trends in Dietetics Education
Supervised Practice in Dietetics: Dietetic Internship
Advanced-Level Education
Summary
Definitions
References
Credentialing of Dietetic Practitioners
Introduction
Development of Credentialing
Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Legal Regulation of Dietitians and Nutritionists
Summary
Definitions
The Dietetics Professional
Introduction
Scope of Practice and Standards of Practice
Ethical Practice
Lifelong Professional Development
Legal Basis of Practice
Evidence-Based Practice
Government Influence
Summary
Definitions
References
Areas of Practice
The Dietitian in Clinical Practice
Introduction
Employment Settings of Clinical Dietitians
Organization of Clinical Nutrition Services
Responsibilities in Clinical Dietetics
The Clinical Nutrition Service Team
Clinical Dietetics Outlook
Summary
Definitions
References
Management in Food and Nutrition Systems
Introduction
Areas of Employment
Standards for Professional Performance
Expanded Opportunities
Summary
Definitions
References
The Community Nutrition Dietitian
Introduction
Community Nutrition Practice
Public Health Nutrition
Activities of Community Dietitians
Career Paths
Career Outlook
Summary
Definitions
References
The Consultant in Health Care, Business, and Private Practice
Introduction
Becoming a Consultant
The Consultant in Health Care and Extended Care
The Consultant in Business Practice
The Dietitian in Private Practice
Ethical and Legal Bases of Practice
Summary
Definitions
References
Career Choices in Business, Education, and Health and Wellness
Introduction
The Dietitian in Business and Communications
The Dietitian in Health and Wellness Programs
The Dietitian in Education and Research
Summary
Definitions
References
Roles Essential for Dietitians
The Dietitian as Manager and Leader
Introduction
Management and Leadership
Leadership
Management Functions
Skills and Abilities of Managers
Further Management Roles
Summary
Definitions
References
The Dietitian as Educator
Introduction
Educational Activities
Learning to Teach
Designing Instruction
Educator Roles
Types of Learning
Adults as Learners
Teaching Groups and Teams
Summary
Definitions
References
Research in Dietetics
Introduction
Importance of Research in Dietetics
ADA Research Philosophy
ADA Research Priorities
Research Applications
Career Opportunities in Research
Research Activities and Funding
Summary
Definitions
References
The Future
The Future in Dietetics
Introduction
Changing Demographics
Trends and Issues
Changing Roles in the Healthcare System
Implications and Challenges for the Profession
Competition and Collaboration with Other Professions
Competencies of the Future dietetics Professional
Future Roles for the Profession
Summary
Definitions
References
Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics and Process for Consideration of Ethics Issues (2009)
Preamble
Application
Fundamental Principles
Article II of the Bylaws of the American Dietetic Association
Members
Headquarters Organization Chart
Sub-Units of Dietetic Practice Groups and Member Interest Groups
Dietetic Practice Group Sub-Units
Member Interest Groups (MIGs) 2008-2009
Position Paper Update for 2009
Food Choices
Food Supply
Life Span
Nutrition Management
Positions to Expire December 31, 2008
Position Papers Published in 2009
Index
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