Dietetic Internship

 C.S. Mott Children's Hospital & Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital

Pediatric Nutrition Concentration Competencies

Dietetic Interns in the Pediatric Nutrition Concentration internship will have the opportunity to complete the following Pediatric Clinical Nutrition Concentration Objectives:

  • Plan and implement the Nutrition Care Process for:
    • neonatology patients
    • children with developmental disabilities
    • children with liver disease
    • children with congenital cardiac abnormalities
    • patients with cystic fibrosis
    • children with psychiatric disorders
    • children with a medical diagnosis of diabetics

  • Evaluate and formulate infant formula recipes for infants with complex medical conditions.
  • Prepare and present in-depth complex case studies and literature reviews in the area of pediatric clinical dietetics.
  • Demonstrate the importance of accurately compounding parenteral nutrient formulations.
  • Observe the placement of an enteral feeding tube.
  • Design clinical nutrition services in pediatrics to improve efficiency, finances, employee engagement, patient safety, standardized processes.
  • Participate in the management of patient care.
  • Select and complete a one week elective with a Pediatric Clinical Nutrition emphasis.