FSCN 3614: Nutrition Education and Counseling

4 Credits

Effective communication and counseling skills are essential for all food and nutrition professionals, whether working in clinical, community, or food service settings. This course will teach necessary concepts and skills for entry-level dietitians, such as educational theory, basic counseling techniques, and health disparities and health literacy. You will develop skills and explore these concepts through application: by practicing in small group breakout sessions and by completing written assignments. You will also reflect on the nature of dietetics as a helping profession and your role in supporting clients who want to make lifestyle changes. There are no required prerequisites courses for FSCN 3614. However, it is recommended that students take an introductory nutrition course, such as FSCN 1112 (Principles of Nutrition) or equivalent in order to be prepared.

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