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EXNS 483 Nutrition Care Process I

Job Outlook

Occupational Outlook Handbook: 

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Quick Facts: Dietitians and Nutritionists
2019 Median Pay $61,270 per year
$29.46 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training Internship/residency
Number of Jobs, 2019 74,200
Job Outlook, 2019-29 8% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2019-29 5,900

 

 

Physician Assistants 

Quick Facts: Physician Assistants
2019 Median Pay $112,260 per year
$53.97 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Master's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation None
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2019 125,500
Job Outlook, 2019-29 31% (Much faster than average)
Employment Change, 2019-29 39,300

Web Resources

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 
This official organization of the dietitians includes nutrition fact sheets, nutrition information for consumers, position papers, the food guide pyramid and much more for the general public

American Society for Nutrition
Research society dedicated to improving the quality of life through the science of nutrition.

Biodiversity (FAO)
This website, designed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, explores some of the many issues surrounding biodiversity in food and agriculture, with important sections devoted to genetic resources, ecosystems, and the socio-economic impacts upon this diversity.

CDC FASTSTATS
The Faststats site provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.

Center for Weight and Health at UC, Berkeley
Web resource at UC, Berkeley containing links to programming materials that can be used by both individuals and practitioners.

Institute of Medicine Food and Nutrition Page
This page features links to current projects, events, and reports concerning food, nutrition, and diet. Full text books and reports on dietary reference intakes are available from this site.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NIH)
National center dedication to complimentary and alternative healthcare.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Research and health information on diseases of the kidneys and digestive system.

National Institutes of Health
Website of National Institutes of Health. Information on health topics, grants, research.

National Institute on Aging: Health Information
Health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Nutrition.gov
This portal offers government information on diet and nutrition and the ways these relate to specific diseases, physical activity, food safety, and dietary needs of special groups. Also included are statistical data, fact sheets, links to other U.S. government sites.