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251112 - Nutritionist

Description

Integrates, disseminates and applies knowledge drawn from the relevant sciences to enhance positive effects of food on the health and well-being of human populations.

Skill Level

1

Skills Assessment Authority

VETASSESS

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2393-11 Dietitian

Group: 2511 Nutrition Professionals

Description

apply the science of human nutrition to assist people to attain better health and to help prevent and treat various illnesses and diseases.

Tasks

    • planning diets and menus, and instructing people on the requirements and importance of diet and on the planning and preparation of food
    • collecting, organising and assessing data relating to health and nutritional status of individuals, groups and communities
    • interpreting and communicating scientific information and providing advice, education and professional opinion to individuals, groups and communities
    • monitoring food intake and quality to provide nutritional care
    • calculating nutritional values of food served
    • planning, conducting and evaluating nutrition intervention programs and compiling educational material
    • providing nutrition assessments, nutrition management, and nutrition education, research and training
    • consulting with other Health Professionals and related workers to manage the dietary and nutritional needs of patients

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required in New Zealand.

Occupations in this Group

    • 251111 Dietitian
    • 251112 Nutritionist

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