Nutrition education and counseling: knowledge and skill levels expected by dietetic internship directors.

@article{Sullivan1990NutritionEA,
  title={Nutrition education and counseling: knowledge and skill levels expected by dietetic internship directors.},
  author={Barry J. Sullivan and Marvin R. G. Schiller and Michaela Horvath},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={90 10},
  pages={1418-22}
}
Development of nutrition education and counseling skills is important in the educational preparation of dietitians. A national survey of dietetic internship directors was conducted to determine competency levels expected of students at the start of an internship, internship training given, and further preparation students need in 32 knowledge/skills areas deemed essential for delivery of nutrition education and counseling services. Completed questionnaires were received from 66 of 102 (65… CONTINUE READING