Dietetic Internship Didactic Courses

NTR 560 Dietetic Internship Foundation

This course provides students enrolled in the Dietetic Internship with access to requisite resources and assignments intended to build foundation knowledge and skills needed for entry into graduate-level coursework and supervised practice in dietetics.

NTR 572 Practicum in Clinical Nutrition

This course provides a comprehensive overview of dietetics principles and their application in the area of clinical nutrition. Via case studies, group discussions, and presentations, interns will apply advanced knowledge of medical nutrition therapy and will practice all steps of the Nutrition Care Process for various disease states. The course relies on a combination of online coursework as well as live virtual discussions.

NTR 573 Practicum in Food Service Management

This course provides a comprehensive overview of dietetics principles and their application in the area of food service management. Via case studies, group discussions, and presentations, interns will apply advanced knowledge of food service management in relation to concepts including management skills, scheduling, budgeting, sustainability practices, quality assessment, and the systems approach. This course relies on a combination of online coursework with live virtual discussions.

NTR 574 Practicum in Community Nutrition

This course provides a comprehensive overview of dietetics principles and their application in the area of community nutrition. Via case studies, group discussions, and presentations, interns will apply advanced knowledge of community dietetics in relation to counseling strategies, ethics, cultural sensitivity and health literacy, public health, public policy, and global nutrition and will practice utilizing various models of behavior change in working with clients. This course relies on a combination of online coursework with live virtual discussions.

NTR 575 Advanced Practicum in Community Nutrition

This course provides a comprehensive overview of dietetics principles and their intensive application in the area of community nutrition. Via case studies, group discussions, and presentations, interns will apply advanced knowledge of community dietetics in relation to community needs assessments, grant-writing for community health organizations, and linking clients to appropriate community resources. This course relies on a combination of online coursework with live virtual discussions.