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222.815.01 Human Nutrition Registered Dietitian (RD) Program Practicum

International Health
1st term
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Laura Caulfield
Course Instructor :

Engages the student, the placement agency, and the faculty in shared responsibility for the provision and acquisition of practical experience in a nutrition-related public health area. Led by the Johns Hopkins Bayview Clinical Nutrition Department, the practicum extends from June (following the year of coursework) to February of the next calendar year (3rd quarter of the subsequent academic year). Consists of a series of specific rotations in clinical, food service and community nutrition, and culminates in a 10-week public health placement.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

Methods of Assessment:

Preceptor evaluation 45%; Written assignments 15%; oral assignments 20%; Essay on entire practicum experience (individual rotations and overall experience) 20%

Enrollment Restriction:

Only students previously accepted to the MSPH/Registered Dietitian program and on their 2nd year.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Community involvement: Rotations at PACE, Moveable Feast, WIC, & Baltimore City School System