Student Dietitians and Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes

10/12/2021 - This university-based study looked at patient satisfaction and nutrition outcomes for patients seen in an outpatient clinic staffed by student dietitians whose work was monitored by registered dietitians. This study used the Nutrition Care Process and ANDHII to collect outcomes. Patients rated the student dietitians highly (4 out of 5) and cited the students’ interpersonal skills as one of their most positive characteristics.  Favorable nutrition outcomes were observed, including weight loss.

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