Nutrition Counseling Skills for Medical Nutrition Therapy

Nutrition Counseling Skills for Medical Nutrition Therapy

by Linda Snetselaar

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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 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.

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)

Table of Contents

Contents: THE BASICS OF COMMUNICATION AND COUNSELING SKILLS FOR MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY * Overview of Nutrition Counseling * Communication Skills * Counseling Skills * To Facilitate Self-Management * APPLICATION OF INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING SKILLS * Nutrition Counseling in Treatment of Obesity * Nutrition Counseling in Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease * Nutrition Counseling in Treatment of Diabetes * Nutrition Counseling in Treatment of Hypertension * Nutrition Counseling for Cancer Risk Prevention * Nutrition Counseling in Treatment of Renal Disease * ENDING COUNSELING SESSIONS * Evaluation and Follow-Up * Appendixes

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