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NTR 156 Foundations of Dietary Manager Internship
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2015
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Identify rotation facilities and Registered Dietitian preceptor to successfully complete a dietary manager's internship. The course emphasizes the legal and ethical aspects specific to internships for nutrition professionals.

Prerequisites: NTR104 and NTR223

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Give examples of ethical considerations for dietary managers and analyze appropriate ways to handle each example.
2. (Comprehension Level) Describe the basic tenants of patient confidentiality according to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
3. (Evaluation Level) Select and justify the selection of a facility, or facilities, and a Registered Dietitian (RD) preceptor to support completion of the internship/practicum competencies.
4. (Synthesis Level) Create a time management schedule to complete the competencies required by the Dietary Manager Internship.
5. (Application Level) Research facility personnel specific requirements and create a plan for meeting these requirements, e.g., immunizations, background checks, orientation.
6. (Application Level) Execute complete documentation for the facility and RD/preceptor required to begin the internship/practicum.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Capstone Project: Completely executed documentation required by the student, facility and RD/preceptor to begin the internship/practicum.