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Nutrition & Dietetics: Distance Internship Courses

DI Program Concentration - Health promotion and Wellness

18 credits

  • ND 566 Supervised Practice: Food Systems Management (6 credits)
  • ND 568 Supervised Practice: Clinical Dietetics (6 credits)
  • ND 565 Supervised Practice: Community Nutrition (4 credits)
  • ND 500 Professional Practice/Staff Relief (2 credits)

These courses are practice courses and are not transferable into the MS program.

Modules for Supervised Practice

Community Nutrition Rotation

  • Introduction
  • Ethics and Professional Development
  • Legislation
  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Counseling: Motivational Interviewing/Communicating with the Public
  • Evidenced-Based Research

Food Systems Rotation

  • Introduction
  • Ethics and Professional Development
  • Food Safety and Sanitation
  • Production and Service Systems
  • Purchasing, Receiving, Storage and Inventory
  • Quality Management and Productivity
  • Human Resources
  • Financial Management and Employee Scheduling

Medical Nutrition Therapy Rotation

  • Introduction
  • Ethics and Professional Development
  • Nutritional Screening and Assessment
  • Case Study
  • Education and Counselling
  • Long Term Care and Pediatrics
  • Quality Management


Professional Practice 

  • Staff Relief
  • RD Exam preparation and the program's final exam

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Nutrition & Dietetics Dept. | O'Neill Center for Healthy Families, Room 221 | (570) 348-6277 |