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The mission is to produce competent entry-level registered dietitians by providing the highest quality dietetic education in an environment of best practice and evidence-based care through preceptor training, multi-disciplinary education and direct patient care.


PROGRAM GOALS AND OUTCOMES:

GOAL 1: Prepare graduates to become competent entry-level registered dietitians.

  • At least 80 percent of program graduates complete program/degree requirements within 12 months (150 percent of the program length). 
    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 percent. 
  • 100 percent of program graduates take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists within 12 months of program completion. 
  • Of graduates who seek employment, at least 70 percent are employed in nutrition and dietetics or related fields within 12 months of graduation. 
  • At least 80 percent of the program graduate employers rate the program graduates as prepared for entry-level dietetic practice. 
  • At least 80 percent of the program graduates self-rate as being prepared for entry-level dietetics practice. 

GOAL 2: Prepare and develop graduates to become leaders in medical nutrition therapy in the nutrition and dietetic profession.

  • At least 80 percent of program graduates rate the internship program for preceptor and mentorship skills, as satisfactory or above. 
  • At least 80 percent of program graduates rate the internship program’s designated learning experiences for program objectives as met competencies or above.

Additional program outcomes

  • At least 80 percent of program graduates rate the development of critical thinking, interdisciplinary communication and customer service skills, as satisfactory or above. 
  • At least 80 percent of program graduates employers rate the development of critical thinking, interdisciplinary communication and customer service skills of the program graduates, as satisfactory or above. 
  • At least 80 percent of program preceptors rate the quality and overall professionalism of the program graduates, as satisfactory or above.

Beaumont’s dietetic internship outcome data is available upon request. 


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