Nutritionists and Dietitians-Clinical or Therapeutic Dieticians

What Is It

The diets they provide have therapeutic value and are worked out for each patient according to the illness. They are guided by doctors about patient's nutritional care. In hospitals dieticians oversees the preparation of high nutrition formulas for patients.They are aware of patients nutritional requirements, they develop and implement nutritional plans and evaluate results of dietary therapy.

Qualification

Bachelor?s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management, or a related area is a must.

Scope

They work in hospitals, nursing homes or clinics, correctional facilitieshire their services. Some have specialization in areas like dealing with overweight patients or with kidney problem setc. They are hired in related treatement facilities.