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Dietetic Internship Program


Thank you for agreeing to precept an intern with the Cedar Crest College Dietetic Internship Program.  We appreciate all that you have given to the profession of dietetics and for contributing directly to our interns’ learning experiences.

Precepting a CCC Dietetic Intern?

Please make sure you review the following Rotation Requirements to ensure that you are able to meet your Dietetic Interns experiences/requirements.

After you have read these descriptions, complete this Preceptor Commitment Form

This Commitment Form indicates that you are willing to precept an intern for our distance track should they match to our program in April.  Once an intern accepts a position in our program, we will formally establish an Affiliation Agreement with your administration.  Completing this Commitment Form is required for an intern to be considered for our remote/distance track as we must ensure that they have sites/preceptors secured at the time of application.

NOTE: Once an intern is accepted into our program in April, they will request your resume. If you do not have a resume, a preceptor can fill out the Preceptor Education Form  and can give this form to the intern in lieu of their resume.

Earn CPEUs for being a preceptor

By serving as a preceptor you are eligible for up to 3 CPEUs per year in the Leadership category (15 CPEU per 5 yr cycle). You may begin logging CPE credit for precepting hours accrued after June 1, 2017.  To receive credit for precepting Cedar Crest College interns, you must use the below links to guide you in submission.

Preceptor Confirmation & Self-Reflection Form

Preceptor CPEU FAQ’s 

CDR’s Free Preceptor Training Program

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is offering the Dietetics Preceptor Training Program, free of charge, to help preceptors of dietetics students prepare for and excel in their important role. It includes 7 modules covering:

  • Preparing for Your Role as Preceptor
  • Planning for Student Learning
  • Facilitating Student Learning
  • Assessing Student Learning
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Managing Your Time
  • Keeping Current

The program can be found on www.cdrcampus.com, and it is good for 8 CPEUs. Individuals completing the program will be able to access it at their convenience on CDR’s online campus

Be a Member of the DPG: Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) 

NDEP is the practice group for Dietetic Educators and Preceptors. All the faculty in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Cedar Crest College are members and has found their membership to be extremely beneficial. The annual NDEP meeting is in the month of April and provides ~ 10 CPEUs in 1.5 days.