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The Profession of Dietetics is a succinct, user-friendly introduction to the field of dietetics. It reviews the history of dietetics, gives an overview of the profession as it is today, provides a thorough examination of the educational and credentialing requirements, and projects future trends in the field. The Fourth Edition takes a practical and personal approach to successfully maneuvering the often complicated and competitive steps to success in the nutrition profession.
This engagingly written text provides a thorough overview of the dietetics profession, including its history, current status, and future trends and issues.
The text examines the role of the dietetics team within the delivery of health care services and describes educational and credentialing requirements, as well as the associations that govern the profession.
The text also contains profiles of young professionals to help students "see" the opportunities and challenges that dietetics careers offer.