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Vanderbilt Dietetic Internship

Goals & Outcomes

GOALS

OUTCOME MEASURES

To prepare entry level dietitians in core and concentration competency area of disease management/health promotion; as a route to eligibility for credentialing.

 

Over a 5-year period:

·   80% of first time test takers will pass the exam

·   94% of Vanderbilt interns will complete the program requirements within 15 months of starting the program

At least 80% of Vanderbilt graduates seeking employment:

·    Will find positions within 3 months of program completion

12 months post program completion:
·    80% of surveyed employed graduate respondents will be working in the area of disease management/health promotion


At completion of program:
·    100% of interns will achieve an overall score >=80% in disease management/health promotion concentration rotation

·    100% of interns will have achieved an overall summative score >=80% from core and concentration rotations combined

·    80% of interns will be "highly satisfied" with core and concentration areas of practice provided through VUMC's dietetic internship program

To provide a supply of competent entry-level dietitians to influence the supply and distribution of dietitians for Vanderbilt Medical Center and the nation.

 

18 months post program completion:

·     No more than 50% of program graduates will be employed at VUMC

·    80% of surveyed employer respondents outside of VUMC will be "highly satisfied" with Vanderbilt internship graduates as entry level practitioners

·    80% of surveyed program graduate respondents employed outside of VUMC will rank Vanderbilt as preparing them "more than adequately" for entry level practice

·    80% of surveyed employer respondents employed at VUMC will be "highly satisfied" with Vanderbilt internship graduates as entry level practitioners

·    80% of surveyed program graduate respondents employed at VUMC will rank Vanderbilt as preparing them "more than adequately" for entry level practice

·    75% of surveyed employer respondents will respond "yes" when asked if they would hire another VUMC internship program graduate

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