Learning Activities (in rotations, classes and special projects): A variety of experiences are planned to enable the dietetic intern to attain competence for entry level dietitians as outlined in the Standards of Education. The planned activities for each rotation, classes and special projects are minimum requirements for every intern. Experience and initiative of the intern will determine the objectives accomplished beyond the minimum.
Code of Ethics: Interns are expected to comply with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Evaluation of professional development occurs throughout the program.
Measuring Performance: A numerical system is used to ascertain that the intern has attained entry-level competence. An overall average score of 70 is required for continuance in the program at mid-term. A minimum score of 80 must be achieved to meet requirements for graduation in the following:
Verification Statement: Upon successful completion of the dietetic internship, the graduate intern will receive a verification statement which enables them to establish eligibility to take the registration examination for dietitians.