Nutrition Counseling Skills for Medical Nutrition Therapy

Nutrition Counseling Skills for Medical Nutrition Therapy

by Linda Snetselaar
     
 
"Mastering counseling skills is a challenge all dietetics professionals should take on. This book contains an intense, almost overwhelming amount of information to be learned and evaluated for its application to different situations.——Journal of the American Dietetic Association (Vol. 98:3)

In today's health care environment, it is critical that

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"Mastering counseling skills is a challenge all dietetics professionals should take on. This book contains an intense, almost overwhelming amount of information to be learned and evaluated for its application to different situations.——Journal of the American Dietetic Association (Vol. 98:3)

In today's health care environment, it is critical that the nutritionist be skilled in interviewing, assessing, and counseling. The nutritionist, through appropriate counseling and intervention, can help avoid costly readmissions and play an important role in counseling clients toward healthier lifestyles. This revision of a popular text addresses nutrition counseling for conditions such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, renal disease, hypertension, cancer, eating disorders, and pregnancy.

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A supplemental text for a course in nutrition principles, to be used alongside texts discussing basic nutrition itself. Explains to future nutrition therapists how to apply communication and counseling skills and strategies to their field, and to provide for their practice in situations that require specific dietary modifications. Prepares students for a subsequent course in counseling psychology to expand the knowledge and skills introduced here. No dates are noted for the earlier editions. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834207554
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
03/14/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
409
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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