9780763731878

Dietetics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763731878

  • ISBN10:

    0763731870

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-09-30
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Summary

Dietetics: Practice and Future Trends, Second Edition presents a thorough overview of the food and nutrition profession And The many areas of opportunity open to current and future practitioners. The second edition provides detailed descriptions of a broad spectrum of career choices as well as information on specific practice areas in which todayrs"s dietitians are employed. In addition, this book covers emerging areas of practice that require specific knowledge and skills along with a broad understanding of community health needs. Undertaking a conceptual approach that includes historical background, educational requirements and roles and functions of dietitians and other food and nutrition professionals, The authors have compiled an invaluable resource for students and professionals. Simply put, this book is about dietitians, what they do, where they practice, and what is required to become a dietitian.

Table of Contents

PART I THE PROFESSION
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Profession of Dietetics
3(16)
Introduction
4(1)
The Early Practice of Dietetics
5(1)
Founding of the American Dietetic Association
6(1)
Influential Leaders
7(1)
Dietetics as a Profession
8(1)
Growth of the Profession and Historical Milestones
9(4)
Reaching Out to the Public
13(1)
Summary
14(1)
Definitions
15(4)
Chapter 2 The American Dietetic Association
19(18)
Introduction
20(1)
The Strategic Plan
21(1)
Membership Categories
21(2)
Benefits of Membership
23(1)
Governance of the Association
23(8)
Affiliated Units of the American Dietetic Association
31(1)
Summary
32(1)
Definitions
32(5)
PART II EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 3 Educational Preparation in Dietetics
37(20)
Introduction
38(1)
Undergraduate Education
38(4)
Dietetic Education Programs
42(1)
Trends in Dietetic Education
43(1)
Supervised Practice in Dietetics
44(2)
Education and Training of Dietetic Team Members
46(1)
Advanced-Level Education
46(8)
Summary
54(1)
Definitions
54(3)
Chapter 4 Credentialing of Dietetic Practitioners
57(6)
Introduction
57(2)
Development of Certification and Registration
59(1)
Commisson on Dietetic Registration
59(1)
Speciality Certification
60(1)
Licensure of Dietitians
61(1)
Summary
61(1)
Definitions
61(2)
Chapter 5 The Dietetics Professional
63(16)
Introduction
63(1)
Ethical Practice
64(1)
Political Awareness
65(2)
Lifelong Professional Development
67(4)
Legal Basis of Practice
71(3)
Evidence-Based Practice
74(1)
Summary
74(1)
Definitions
74(5)
PART III AREAS OF PRACTICE
Chapter 6 The Dietitian in Clinical Practice
79(16)
Introduction
80(1)
Employment Settings of Clinical Dietitians
80(2)
Organization of Clinical Nutritional Services
82(1)
Responsibilities in Clinical Dietetics
82(4)
Major Functions and Time Involvement
86(2)
The Clinical Nutrition Service Team
88(3)
Clinical Dietetics Outlook
91(1)
Summary
92(1)
Definitions
92(3)
Chapter 7 Management in Food and Nutrition Systems
95(12)
Introduction
96(1)
Areas of Employment
96(4)
Roles and Responsibilities
100(2)
Standards of Professional Practice
102(1)
Characteristics of Successful Food and Nutrition Managers
102(2)
Expanded Opportunities
104(1)
Summary
104(1)
Definitions
104(3)
Chapter 8 Community Nutrition Practice
107(10)
Introduction
107(1)
Community Nutrition Practice
108(1)
Public Health Nutrition
108(2)
Activities of Community Nutritionists
110(1)
Career Paths
111(2)
Career Outlook
113(1)
Summary
113(1)
Definitions
113(4)
Chapter 9 The Consultant in Health Care, Business, and Private Practice
117(16)
Introduction
118(1)
Establishing a Practice
118(3)
The Consultant in Health Care and Extended Care
121(3)
The Consultant in Business Practice
124(2)
The Dietitian in Private Practice
126(3)
Ethical and Legal Bases of Practice
129(1)
Summary
129(1)
Definitions
130(3)
Chapter 10 Career Choices in Business, Education, Health, and Wellness
133(22)
Introduction
133(1)
The Dietitian in Business Communications
134(3)
The Dietitian in Health and Wellness Programs
137(6)
The Dietitian in Education and Research
143(5)
Summary
148(1)
Definitions
148(7)
PART IV ROLES ESSENTIAL FOR DIETITIANS
Chapter 11 The Dietitian as Manager and Leader
155(17)
Introduction
155(1)
Management and Leadership
156(1)
Leadership
156(3)
Management Functions
159(1)
Skills and Abilities of Managers
160(7)
Further Management Roles
167(1)
Summary
168(1)
Definitions
168(4)
Chapter 12 The Dietitian as Educator 171
Introduction
172(1)
Educational Activities
172(2)
Learning to Teach
174(2)
Designing Instruction
176(7)
Educator Roles
183(8)
Types of Learning
191(2)
Adults as Learners
193(1)
Teaching Groups and Teams
194(1)
Summary
195(1)
Definitions
195(4)
Chapter 13 Research in Dietetics
199(18)
Introduction
199(1)
Importance of Research in Dietetics
200(1)
ADA Research Philosophy
200(2)
ADA Research Priorities
202(2)
Research Applications
204(3)
Career Opportunities in Research
207(1)
Nutrition Research Centers
208(1)
Community and Public Health Research
209(1)
Research Activities of Dietitians
210(1)
Summary
210(1)
Definitions
210(7)
PART V THE FUTURE
Chapter 14 The Future in Dietetics
217(18)
Introduction
218(1)
Changing Demographics
218(1)
Macro Trends
219(2)
Changing Roles in the Health Care System
221(1)
Implications and Challenges for the Profession
222(2)
Competition and Collaboration with Other
Professions
224(1)
Competencies of the Future Dietetics Professional
225(1)
Career Stability to Career Innovation: Future Roles for the Profession
226(5)
Summary
231(1)
Definitions
231(4)
Appendix A Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics 235(4)
Appendix B Article II of the Bylaws of the American Dietetic Association 239(2)
Appendix C The American Dietetic Association Standards of Professional Practice for Dietetics Professionals 241(6)
Appendix D Position Paper Update for 2004 247(5)
Appendix E Accreditation Standards for Entry-Level Education Programs Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education 252(7)
Appendix F Standards of Professional Practices for Dietetics Professionals in Management and Foodservice Settings 259(7)
Appendix G Standards of Professional Practice: Measuring the Beliefs and Realities of Consultant Dietitians in Health Care Facilities 266(7)
Index 273

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