Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals

ISBN-10: 0781774349

ISBN-13: 9780781774345

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

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Strong communications skills are essential for dietetics professionals helping patients improve their nutrition and eating habits. This text aids nutritionists, dietitians, and allied health professionals and students in strengthening interpersonal relationships with clients and patients by offering current activities, case studies, techniques, and directives related to nutrition counseling. The Fifth Edition is updated with a guide to online resources, behavioral objectives, additional case studies and discussion questions, and new illustrations. The American Dietetic Association's competencies on communication are included as well as the MyPyramid, as recently revised by the USDA.
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List price: $70.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 5/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Challenges for Dietetics Professionals
Origins of Food Habits or Behaviors
Food Knowledge and Beliefs
Health Beliefs
Adherence to Diet Changes
Nutrition Care Process
Effective Communication Defined
Interpersonal Communication Model
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Listening Skills
Communicating with Legislators
Nutrition Interviews
Preemployment Interviews
Conditions Facilitating Interviews
Parts of the Interview
Closing the Interview
Nondirective Counseling
Counseling Processes
Directive Counseling
Nutrition Counseling
Nutrition Counseling
Nutrition Care Process
Studies on Stages of Change in Counseling
Expanding Roles for Dietetics Practitioners
Counseling for Behavior Modification
Classical Conditioning
Operant Conditioning
Changing Eating Behaviors
Social Support
Counseling for Cognitive Change
Relapse Prevention
Models and Theories of Change
Cross-Cultural and Life-Span Counseling
Workplace Diversity
Health Disparities in Diverse Population Groups
Culture and Acculturation
Cultural Competence in Counseling
Counseling Throughout the Life Span
Limited Literacy
Motivating Clients and Employees
Motivation of Clients
Motivation of Employees
Principles and Theories of Learning
Behavioral Learning Theories
Social Cognitive Theory
Cognitive Theories
Transfer of Learning
Learning Styles and Teaching Styles
Diffusion of Innovations
Technology as a Learning Tool
Planning Learning
Environment for Teaching and Learning
Steps to Effective Education
Conducting a Needs Assessment
Developing Performance Objectives
Domains of Learning
Determining the Content of Learning Plans
Organizing Learning Groups
Implementing and Evaluating Learning
Selecting Techniques and Methods
Techniques for Different Domains of Learning
Task Analysis
Job Instruction Training
Sequence of Instruction
Evaluation of Results
Types of Evaluation and Outcomes
Data Collection Techniques
Reliability and Validity
Lesson Plans and Program Plans
Group Facilitation and Dynamics
Characteristics of an Effective Team
Stimulating Change in Teams and Groups
Cohesiveness in Groups
Informal Work Groups
Managing Groups
Paradox of Group Dynamics
Group Participation in Decision Making
Creating and Delivering Effective Oral Presentations and Workshops
Preparation of an Effective Presentation
Components of an Effective Presentation
Implementation of an Effective Presentation
Evaluation Methods
Planning, Selecting, and Using Instructional Media
Benefits of Visual Media
Planning Visual Media
Art and Design Principles
Asynchronous or Synchronous Learning
Kinds of Visual Media
Purchasing Prepared Media Materials
Giving Presentations
Evaluating Results
Counseling Guidelines-Initial Session
Nutrition Diagnostic Terminology
Nutrition Intervention Terminology
Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation Terminology
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