FOUNDATION KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Content Area

Basic Knowledge about

Working Knowledge of

Demonstrated Ability to

COMMUNICATIONS

negotiation techniques, lay and technical writing, media presentations

interpersonal communication skills, counseling theory and methods, interviewing techniques, educational theory and techniques, concepts of human and group dynamics, public speaking, educational materials development

present an educational session for a group, counsel individuals on nutrition, demonstrate a variety of documentation methods, explain a public policy position regarding dietetics, use current information technologies, work effectively as a team member

PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

exercise physiology

organic chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, nutrient metabolism, patho-physiology related to nutrition care, fluid and electrolyte requirements, pharmacology: nutrient-nutrient and drug-nutrient interaction

interpret medical terminology, interpret laboratory parameters relating to nutrition, apply microbiological and chemical considerations to process controls

SOCIAL SCIENCES

public policy development

psychology, health behaviors and educational needs, economics and nutrition

 

RESEARCH

research methodologies, needs assessments, outcomes based research

scientific method, quality improvement methods

interpret current research, interpret basic statistics



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