2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 108

B-108 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
DieteticTechnician
SKILLSCERTIFICATE
Studentswith a four-yearDegree
A studentwith a four-year didacticdegree innutrition
from an institution accreditedby theAccreditation
Council forEducation inNutrition andDietetics
(ACEND)mayqualify as aTrack3 student.This
certificate is unique to the studentwhohas earned a
BSdegree indietetics, but hasnot completed adietetic
internship tobecome aRegisteredDietitian (RD). It
provides theopportunity togain additional experience
in thefield, providing aprofessional pathway for
completing students to enter thefield at the entry-level
and as aprofessional development certification.
The following conditionsmust bemetwith
documentationprovided to theDieteticTechnician
ProgramCoordinator:
OfficialCopies ofAll Transcripts.
Theoriginal Statement ofVerification issued from and
AcademyofNutrition andDietetics accredited four-year
institution.The Statement ofVerificationmust be for a
didacticprogram indietetics.
To complete theprogram tobe eligible to take the
national exam forDTR, studentswith a four-year
degreemust complete threeof the three-credit courses
comprisedof 450hours of supervisedwork experience at
a satisfactory level.
Tobe considered for acceptance as aTrack3 student,
please contact theDieteticTechnicianProgram
Coordinator,
at 775-673-7138.
AfterTrack3 students complete the three required
dietetic technician supervisedpractice internship
experiences (NUTR291, 292 and293), theywill earn the
skills certificate andbecome eligible to sit for theCDR
National exam.
These coursesmaynot transfer to abaccalaureatedegree
of art or sciencewithin theuniversities in theNevada
SystemofHigherEducation (NSHE).
CERTIFICATEOUTCOMES
Students completing the certificatewill:
• Demonstrate applicationof theoretical andpractical foundations
tobe adequatelypreparedas entry-level dietetic technician
practitioners.
• Applyappropriate foodservice, community, and clinical standards
todieteticpractice.
• Be eligible to take thenational credentialing exam forDietetic
Technician, Registered (DTR).
CERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT
NUTR291 Nutrition Internship-FoodService..................................3
NUTR292 Nutrition Internship-Community ..................................3
NUTR293 Nutrition Internship-Clinical..........................................3
TOTALCERTIFICATEREQUIREMENT....9CREDITS
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
First Semester
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Core
NUTR291 Nutrition Internship-FoodService 3
Core
NUTR292 Nutrition Internship-Community
3
Total
6
2ndSemester
Core
NUTR293 Nutrition Internship-Clinical
3
Total 3
SkillsCertificateTotal 9
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