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3223 DIETICIANS AND NUTRITIONISTS
 


    Dieticians and nutritionists conduct research and improve or develop concepts and operational methods concerning the preparation and application of diets for general and therapeutic purposes.

    Tasks include -

    (a) developing nutritional methods and diets and testing them;

    (b) planning and directing the preparation of therapeutic and other diets for individuals, groups in hospitals, or workers in particular sectors;

    (c) participating in programmes for nutrition education and nutrition rehabilitation activities;

    (d) advising on nutrition aspects of community food issues and health programmes;

    (e) keeping up with knowledge in related fields and maintaining contacts with appropriate professionals;

    (f) giving talks and lectures on diet and nutrition;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Consultant, dietetic/food processing

  • Dietician

  • Nutritionist


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.