Expectations & Results

Position Statement Short Paper

  • The purpose of this paper was to assess the Academy's position on the importance of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) in the prevention and treatment of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. ¬†
    • In working with a small group, we agreed it is critical to integrate RDNs into the primary care setting to implement earlier intervention and nutritional education to a wider range of the population to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.

e-Portfolio Reflection Assignment

  • The purpose of this assignment was to reflect on the objectives learned in Nutr 205: The Profession of Dietetics.
    • Comprehension of KRDN/program goals was demonstrated by providing the source of information and an assessment of the skills learned per each objective.

Life Cycle Project

  • The purpose of this project was to assess a client's nutritional needs as they pertain to their life cycle and goals.
  • A client's diet was assessed to identify nutritional problems and interventions. ¬†SMART goals and a lesson plan were created to educate the patient, and a follow-up session allowed for revisions/modifications if necessary.

Diet Diary

  • The purpose of this Nutr 376 project was to log and assess a three-day food journal.
    • MyDietAnalysis was used to analyze dietary intake of macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals to maintain or implement changes.

Self-Assessment

  • The purpose of this assignment was to formulate a 1, 5, and 10 year plan for my professional career and my personal life.
    • This assessment helped me critically assess and define the goals I would like to achieve in the long- and short-term.