Curriculum

Curriculum

 

Rotation Summary

Segment Rotation Weeks Facilities

Medical Nutrition Therapy

14 weeks

448 hours

Acute Care – Small

3

  1. Madera Community Hospital
  2. Community Medical Center Clovis

Acute Care MNT- Large

2

VACCHCS  or CRMC or  SAMC

Nutrition Support  - Large

2

VACCHCS  or CRMC or  SAMC

Diabetes

1

VACCHCS

Out-Patient Counseling

1

VACCHCS

Weight Mgt & Endo Clinic

2

Sierra Endocrine and Associates

Rural Health Clinic-Out Pt

1

Family Healthcare Network

Consulting

1

Dietary Directions

Renal

1

Self-Study and/or on-site location TBD

Foodservice Systems Management

10 weeks

320 hours

Hospital-Large

2

VACCHCS or CRMC

Hospital-Small

2

Madera Community Hospital

Skilled Nursing Food Service

1

Rockport Healthcare Services – Fresno Area

Community Food Service

1

Fresno-Madera EOC Kitchen

School Food Service

2

Kings Canyon Unified  or  Clovis Unified

Commissary Foodservice

1

CRMC – behavior health and rehab center

Prison

1

CSATF at Corcoran State Prison

Community
Nutrition

9 weeks

288 hours

WIC

1

Fresno County EOC or United Health Cntr

Health and Wellness

2

University Health and Psychological Services

County Public Health/grants

1

Madera County Public Health Department

Food Insecurity

1

Community Food Bank

Cooperative Extension

2

University of California Cooperative Extension

Community Based Health Org

1

West Fresno Health Care Coalition

CSUF Student Teaching

1

CSUF Food & Nutrition Department

Elective

3 weeks

120 hours

3 weeks  of Elective (M-F)

3

Interns Seek/Find their own Elective –

33 weeks of Tue-Friday rotation schedule = 1056 hours

3 weeks of elective M-F rotation schedule = 120 hours

Hours of Community Outreach Activity = 40 hours

Hours of Professional Development = 16 hours

Total Hours: 1,232 supervised hours

 

The following courses will provide:

Course Number Title Semester Units

FN 229 (fall)

Graduate Seminar

1

FN 230 (fall)

Advanced Nutrition Counseling

3

Nutr 193 (fall)

Supervised Work Experience

4/Cr-NC

FN 229 (spring)

Graduate Seminar

1

FN 250 (spring)

Food & Nutrition Resource Management

3

FSM 193 (spring)

Supervised Work Experience

4/Cr-NC

8 units of graduate credit


*Some rotations use 2-4 facilities, accommodating 5 interns at each facility. The facilities are selected and the experiences are planned to be comparable.

Conditions for Program Completion
Requirements for Program Completion
The following requirements must be met for satisfactory completion of the California State University, Fresno Dietetic Internship:

  • Satisfactory completion of a minimum of 1200 hours of supervised practice.
  • Satisfactory completion of all rotations assigned by the Dietetic Internship Director.
  • Satisfactory completion of all assignments in each rotation.
  • Satisfactory completion of all additional assignments made by the Dietetic Internship
  • Director.
  • Earn a minimum of 70% (C grade) in all required graduate courses.
  • Fulfill program requirements to earn Certificate of Advanced Study in Dietetics.


Criteria for Issuance of Certificate of Advanced Study in Dietetics
To progress through the Dietetic Internship, the student/intern must:

  •  Maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Complete program requirements
  •  Course requirements include:
    • 8 units of graduate credit will Granted upon completion of coursework
    • FN 229 (fall) Graduate Seminar 1
    • FN 230 (fall) Advanced Nutrition Counseling 3
    • Nutr 193 (fall) Supervised Work Experience 4 – Cr/NC
    • FN 229 (spring) Graduate Seminar 1
    • FN 250 (spring) Food & Nutrition Resource Management 3
    • FSM 193 (spring) Supervised Work Experience 4 – Cr/NC

Dietetic Internship Calendar