Student Learning Outcomes
Outcomes data are available upon request.
Elizabeth Emery, M.S., R.D., CNSC, LDN
Assistant Professor and Director, Coordinated Program in Dietetics
St. Benilde Tower 3019
At the completion of the program the student will:
- Utilize knowledge from the physical and biological sciences as a basis for understanding the role of food and nutrients in health and disease processes.
- Provide nutrition counseling and education to individuals, groups, and communities throughout the lifespan using a variety of communication strategies.
- Evaluate nutrition information based on scientific reasoning for clinical, community, and food service application.
- Apply technical skills, knowledge of health behavior, clinical judgment, and decision-making skills when assessing and evaluating the nutritional status of individuals and communities and their response to nutrition intervention.
- Implement strategies for food access, procurement, preparation, and safety for individuals, families, and communities.
- Perform food management functions in business, health-care, community, and institutional arenas.
- Practice state-of-the-art nutrition care in collaboration with other health-care providers in interdisciplinary settings within the bounds of ethical, legal, and professional practice standards.
- Provide culturally competent nutrition services for individuals and communities.