This course provides students with a general overview of practice in food, nutrition, and dietetics. Students gain a beginning understanding of state and national credentialing requirements, certification standards, ethics, and life-long learning needs.
1. Compare and contrast the current knowledge and skills needed and performed within the food, nutrition, and dietetics fields.
2. Define and examine required certifications, credentialing requirements, and licensure requirements within the fields of food, nutrition, and dietetics.
3. Discuss the role of life-long learning/continuing education necessary for the food, nutrition, and dietetics fields.
4. Investigate employment opportunities for those individuals within food, nutrition, and dietetics.