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Dietitians and Nutritionists

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning to assist with establishment, operation, and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
Confer with design, building, and equipment personnel to plan for construction and remodeling of food service units.
Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Kansas State University Manhattan Public HUMAN NUTRITION Bachelor Degree - BS 120
Kansas State University Manhattan Public DIETETICS Bachelor Degree - BS 125
WellSpring School of Allied Health Kansas City Private NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COACHING - DAY Certificate - CERT 0
WellSpring School of Allied Health Kansas City Private NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COACHING - EVENING Certificate - CERT 0
WellSpring School of Allied Health (Branch) Lawrence Private NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COACHING - DAY Certificate - CERT 0
WellSpring School of Allied Health (Branch) Lawrence Private NUTRITION AND WELLNESS COACHING - EVENING Certificate - CERT 0