Educate and advise a wide range of patients with dietary-related disorders on the practical ways in which they can improve their health by adopting healthier eating habits.
Translate the science of nutrition into everyday information about food.
Calculate parenteral’s nutrition for patients.
Calculate enteral nutrition for patients.
Provided medical nutrition therapy to dialysis patients, provided services to center staff as well as consulting the entire medical staff.
Give medical nutrition therapy along with diabetes education, self-care training to clinical research subjects. Staff nutritional counselor.
Calculate patients’ nutritional requirements using standard equations based on assessments of blood chemistry, temperature, stress, mobility and other relevant factors.
Other responsibilities include: Analyzing the nutritional content of food (including new products, if working in the food industry), delivering group sessions to a variety of audiences including children and patient groups, working as part of a multidisciplinary team in hospitals or in a community setting to gain patients’ cooperation in following recommended dietary treatments.
Teach other healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, biochemists, health professionals, social workers, care workers, community groups) about food and nutrition issues.
Write articles for local and national newspapers and newsletters and advise hospital catering departments about the specific dietary requirements of patients.
Distribute and disseminate nutrition resources/ information.