Profession of Dietetics A Team Approach

ISBN-10: 1284026086

ISBN-13: 9781284026085

Edition: 5th 2014

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List price: $99.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 4/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Past
The Profession Is Born
The Very Beginning
The Middle Ages
Progress (?) in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Young Profession in the Twentieth Century
Entering the Twenty-First Century
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Sarah Vaughn
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
Suggested Readings
References
The Present
The Dietetics Profession
What Is Dietetics?
What Is a Profession?
How Is Dietetics a Profession?
What Is a Registered Dietitian?
Who Are Dietitians?
Where Do Dietitians Work and What Do They Do?
What Is the Salary Range for RDs and DTRs?
Specialty Areas and New Employment Opportunities
What Are Some of the Issues Facing Dietetic Practice?
A Brief Introduction to the Professional Association
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Tatyana El-Kour
Profile of a Professional: Dalia Weinreb
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
Suggested Readings
References
Joining Together: The Team Approach
The History of the Healthcare Team Concept
What Makes a Group a Team?
Teamwork
Fundamentals of Team Dynamics
Types of Teams
Attraction to Teams, Roles, and Norms
Team Development
Communicating for Team Success
Types of Communication
Barriers to Good Communication
Improving Communication
Productive Communication
What Makes a Work Team Effective?
Members of Healthcare Teams
Dietitians
Other Members of the Healthcare Team
Medical Assistants
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Mark Bindus
Profile of a Professional: Gretchen Vannice
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
Suggested Readings
References
Beginning Your Path to Success in Dietetics
Who Are You?
The Portfolio
What Are the Purposes of a Portfolio?
Where Do I Start?
What Should I Include in My Student Portfolio?
Turn Your Student Portfolio into a Career Portfolio
The Matter of Style
What About an Electronic Portfolio?
The R�sum�
Content
Format
Style
The Cover Letter
The Interview
Basics of Interviewing
Basic Preparations for the Interview
The Interview Itself
Closing the Interview
Tips for Nervousness
Additional Guidelines
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Tandalayo Kidd
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
Suggested Resources
Preparing for Practice
Dietetics Education and Training
Have I Got a Plan for You!
The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
ACEND's Standards and the Accreditation Process
Grievance/Complaint Procedure
The Steps to Becoming a Registered Dietitian or Dietetic Technician, Registered
To Become a DTR, You Must…
To Become an RD, You Must…
If You Already Have a Baccalaureate Degree, You Must…
The Academic Experience
Distance Education in Dietetics
Service Learning in Dietetics
Verification of Academic Requirements
Building a Career Portfolio
Graduate Education
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Karen Meyers
Profile of a Professional: Naomi R. Lundberg
Profile of a Professional: Mandy R. Zinn
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
References
The Supervised Practice Experience
Trying Your Wings
Competencies for the Supervised Practice Component
When Does Supervised Practice Occur?
Making the Decision: Coordinated Program Versus Dietetic Internship
Distance Internships
Individualized Supervised Practice Pathways (ISPPs)
Applying for the Supervised Practice Experience
Gain Dietetics-Related Work Experience
Investigate the Available Supervised Practice Programs
Narrow Your Choices
Become Familiar with The Dietetic Internship Centralized Application System (DICAS)
Register for Computer Matching
Seek Letters of Reference/Recommendations
Send Official Transcripts of All Academic Coursework
Proofread Your Application
Make a Copy of Your Application
Check the Due Date
The Interview as Part of the Admission Process
Match Day for Dietetic Internship Placement
Bemg Successful in the Supervised Practice Experience
When Supervised Practice Is Completed
Profile of a Professional: Dustin J. Burnett
Profile of a Professional: Rebecca Cameron
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
References
Credentialing
Protecting the Public
Commission on Dietetic Registration
Dietetic Registration
The Registration Examination
Computer-Adaptive Testing
Getting Ready for the Credentialing Examination
Maintaining Registered Status
Steps in Professional Portfolio Development
Specialty Credentials
Fellow of the American Dietetic Association
Licensure
Other Tools Supporting Professional Competence
Evidence-Based Practice
Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance
The Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Captain Edith Clark
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
References
Professional Organizations
Why Join a Professional Association?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Who Are the Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics?
Mission, Vision, Philosophy, and Values
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Headquarters
The Volunteer Element of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Board of Directors
The House of Delegates
State Affiliates and District Dietetic Associations
Dietetic Practice Groups
Honors and Awards Bestowed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Why Should I Become a Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics?
Other Professional Associations
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Christine L. Sardo
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
References
The Future
Trends, Predictions, and Your Future
The Change Drivers and Their Implications for Dietetics Practice
Change Driver #1: The Aging of America
Change Driver #2: Population and Workforce Diversity
Change Driver #3: Workforce Education
Change Driver #4: Interdisciplinary Teaming Drives Innovation
Change Driver #5: Generalists Gain an Edge on Specialists
Change Driver #6: Technology Transforms Nutrition Counseling
Change Driver #7: Personalized Nutrition Evolves
Change Driver #8: Food Industry Transforms for Public Priorities
Change Drivers #9 and #10: Healthcare Reform Boosts Access to Dietetics Services; Uncertainty of Public Support and Funding for Health Initiatives and Prevention Strategies
The Future for Dietetics Professionals
The Future Dietetic Technician, Registered
The Future Entry-Level RD
The Future Advanced-Level RD
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Rebecca K. Kelly
Profile of a Professional: Jim White
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
References
Crossing the Bridge: From Student to Professional
Professional Advice
You Are Entering a Helping Profession
Lifelong Learning and Professional Development
Standards of Professional Practice
Professional Ethics
Commitment to the Profession
Finally, Some Tips for Career Success
Summary
Profile of a Professional: Heather Hoge
Suggested Activities
Selected Websites
Suggested Readings
References
Appendix Commonly Used Acronyms in the Dietetics Profession
Index
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