MORRISON HEALTHCARE DIETETIC INTERNSHIP

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Our Mission

The mission of the Morrison Healthcare Dietetic Internship is to educate and prepare dietetic interns to become competent as entry-level registered dietitians. The program provides a flexible environment that promotes skills in lifelong learning and professional growth.

Program Goal #1

To produce dietitians who are prepared for a variety of entry-level nutrition careers including clinical, food management, community, public health and long term care.

Objectives:

  1. At least 80% of program interns complete program/degree requirements within 13 months for full-time and 21 months for part-time (150% of the program length).
  2. 90% of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion.
  3. The program’s one-year pass rate (graduates who pass the registration exam within one year of first attempt) on the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists is at least 80%.
  4. 90% of the program graduates will agree that the internship prepared them to perform as an entry level registered dietitian.

Program Goal #2

The program will prepare entry-level dietitians who demonstrate a high level of professional behaviors, leadership within the profession, and commitment to active community and life-long learning.

Objectives:

  1. Of graduates who seek employment, 90% are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
  2. 90% of employers of graduates 'agree' or 'strongly agree' they are very pleased with the graduates overall job performance on the 1-year Employer Evaluation.
  3. Within 3 years post-graduation, 70% of graduate alumni will demonstrate leadership in the dietetics profession.

Internship outcome data available upon request.

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