The Profession of Dietetics: A Team Approach / Edition 3

The Profession of Dietetics: A Team Approach / Edition 3

by Deborah D. Canter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781753236

ISBN-13: 9780781753234

Pub. Date: 04/01/2005

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This indispensable text serves as a complete introduction to the profession of dietetics. The book reviews the history of dietetics, projects future trends, explores the roles and responsibilities of members of the dietetics team, and presents real-world profiles and photographs of dieticians working in different settings. This complete resource also provides

Overview

This indispensable text serves as a complete introduction to the profession of dietetics. The book reviews the history of dietetics, projects future trends, explores the roles and responsibilities of members of the dietetics team, and presents real-world profiles and photographs of dieticians working in different settings. This complete resource also provides essential information on dietetics education and training, the supervised practice experience, and credentialing. End-of-chapter activities encourage readers to think critically and apply concepts.

This edition has new material on portfolio development, resume building, interviewing, networking, mentoring, service learning, and current salaries. An appendix lists acronyms used in dietetics. Additional references and selected Websites are also listed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781753234
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.18(d)

Table of Contents

PART I THE PAST. . . 1

Chapter 1: The Profession Is Born . . . 3

PART II THE PRESENT. . . 29

Chapter 2: The Dietetics Profession . . . 31
Chapter 3: Joining Together: The Team Approach . . . 53
Chapter 4: Beginning Your Path to Success in Dietetics . . . 83

PART III PREPARING FOR PRACTICE . . . 107

Chapter 5: Dietetics Education and Training . . . 109
Chapter 6: The Supervised Practice Experience . . . 127
Chapter 7: Credentialing . . . 145

PART IV PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS . . . 167

Chapter 8: The Major Professional Associations . . . 169

PART V THE FUTURE . . . 189

Chapter 9: Trends, Predictions, and Your Future . . . 191
Chapter 10: Crossing the Bridge: From Student to Professional . . . 199

Appendix Most Commonly Used Acronyms in the Dietetics Profession . . . 213

Index. . . 217

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