Dietetics is a growing profession as health care moves from treatment to prevention. Health-care reform and policies discussed in Washington and across the country all include prevention related components. Although many health professionals are interested in prevention, Registered Dietitians are at the cutting edge of prevention, because so many preventable diseases and conditions are tied to food and nutrition.
- Describe and demonstrate dietetics principles and concepts.
- Attain the skills to learn, problem solve, think critically, and work independently and cooperatively.
- Cultivate values consistent with ethical practice of the disciplines of the dietetics profession.