|aDietetics :|bpractice and future trends /|cEsther A. Winterfeldt, Margaret L. Bogle, Lea L. Ebro.
|aSudbury, Mass. :|bJones and Bartlett Publishers,|cc2005.
|ax, 283 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction to the profession of dietetics -- The American Dietetic Association -- Educational and professional development -- Credentialing of dietetic practitioners -- The dietetics professional -- The dietitian in clinical practice -- Management in food and nutrition systems -- Community nutrition practice -- The consultant in health care, business, and private practice -- Career choices in business, education, health and wellness -- The dietitian as manager and leader -- The dietitian as educator -- Research in dietetics -- The future in dietetics.
|aBogle, Margaret L.
|aEbro, Lea L.
|3Table of contents|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0421/2004018732.html
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 todays 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.