Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program the student will demonstrate the ability to:
- Locate, interpret, evaluate and use nutrition information, applying critical thinking and scientific reasoning skills.
- Use current information technologies to locate and apply evidence—based guidelines and protocols.
- Provide nutrition education to individuals, groups, and communities throughout the lifespan, using effective and professional communication skills.
- Utilize professional skills and the Nutrition Care Process to provide and effectively document nutrition services in multidisciplinary, interprofessional settings.
- Assess the impact of policies and strategies for food access, procurement, preparation, and safety for individuals, families and communities.
- Apply theories and knowledge to provision of quality food management functions in business, healthcare, community and institutional arenas.
- Provide culturally competent, ethical nutrition services for individuals and communities.
- Describe the governance and scope of professional dietetics practice, including mentoring and precepting others.
- Utilize knowledge from the physical and biological sciences as a basis for understanding the role of food and nutrients in health and disease processes.