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NTR 157 Foundations of Dietetic Technician Internship
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Description: A written agreement between CAC and the internship rotation facility is secured by the student and instructor, including a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist preceptor or other credentialed preceptor, as approved by the Dietetic Technician Program Director. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option only. A grade of S is required to proceed to NTR296, Dietetic Technician Internship.

Prerequisites: Complete all Dietetic Technician AAS Degree general education requirements and Program Director or instructor consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) List and explain examples of ethical considerations for dietetic technicians. (CSLO 1 & 3)
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the basic tenets of patient confidentiality according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA).
3. (Comprehension Level) Indicate a facility, or facilities, and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) preceptor to complete the internship/practicum competencies.
4. (Synthesis Level) Develop a realistic time management schedule to complete the Dietary Technician Internship.
5. (Synthesis Level) Research facility personnel specific requirements and plan for meeting these requirements e.g. immunizations.
6. (Synthesis Level) Complete documentation for the facility, RDN preceptor, and internship documentation required to begin the internship/practicum.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Capstone Project: Completely executed documentation for the facility, RDN/preceptor, and internship documentation required to begin the internship/practicum.
Hard copy of standards of Accredited Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) is on file in the Dietetic Education Program office. URL: www.eatright.org/ACEND