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NTR 295 Dietetic Technician Professional Practice Internship
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Internship = 66 Hours-Supervised Prac.
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Competencies required for the Dietetic Technician AAS specifically in the areas of ethics, scope of practice, professional development, public policy legislation and communication.

Prerequisites: All general education requirements for Dietetic Technician AAS Degree completed and Program Director consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
(CSLO #3)
(Application Level)
CNDT 2.1 Adhere to current federal regulations and state statutes and rules, as applicable and in accordance with accreditation standards and the Scope of Dietetics Practice, Standards of Professional Practice and the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics.
CNDT 2.2 Use clear and effective oral and written communication.
CNDT 2.7 Participate in professional and community organizations.
CNDT 2.11 Prepare a plan for professional development according to Commission on Dietetic Registration guidelines.
CNDT 2.12 Participate in advocacy on local, state or national legislative and regulatory issues or policies impacting the nutrition and dietetics profession.

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Capstone Project: Preceptor graded rubrics indicating all competencies have been met at least at entry-level.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) www.eatright.org/ACEND