Educational empowerment of the clinical dietitian: a proposed practice doctorate curriculum.

@article{Christie1993EducationalEO,
  title={Educational empowerment of the clinical dietitian: a proposed practice doctorate curriculum.},
  author={B W Christie and M A Kight},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={93 2},
  pages={173-6}
}
Practice doctorate (NutritionD) programs that emphasize use of discipline-specific diagnostic assessments have been proposed for clinical dietitians. A preliminary survey of dietitians was conducted to ascertain perceived barriers to use of dietetics-specific diagnostic assessments; interest in earning a practice doctorate, and course topics of perceived importance to selected subspecialties and a practice doctorate curriculum. A questionnaire was developed and administered to a nonrandom… CONTINUE READING