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.