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    5 Steps to Becoming a Health Educator

    5 Steps to Becoming a Health Educator
    Health educators promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. They collect and analyze data to identify community needs prior to planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, policies and environments. They may also serve as a resource to assist individuals, other professionals, or the community, and may ...
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    Career Guide: Dietician and Nutritionist

    Career Guide: Dietician and Nutritionist
    h4. At a Glance • Most jobs are in hospitals, nursing care facilities, outpatient care centers, and offices of physicians or other health practitioners. • Dietitians and nutritionists need at least a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management, or a related area; licensure, certification, or registration requirements vary by State. • Employment is projected to grow ...
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    Career Profile: Registered Dietetic Technician

    Career Profile: Registered Dietetic Technician
    h4. I chose this career because... I chose to become a registered dietetic technician during my career exploration in high school. When I was 16, my mother took me to a nursing home to seek a job and explore the field of nursing. There were no openings as a nurse’s assistant, but there was an available position in the nutrition department. ...
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    Career Profile: Dietitian and Nutritionist

    Career Profile: Dietitian and Nutritionist
    h4. I chose this career because… I chose to become a dietitian because I’ve always been interested in food and nutrition, especially in hospital settings. The undergraduate training provides for development of knowledge-based and interpersonal skills, that are crucial in being successful in a variety of careers. The potential career paths are many and varied. As a sophomore in college, my ...
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    Career Profile: Genetic Counselor

    Career Profile: Genetic Counselor
    h4. I chose this career because... I chose to become a genetic counselor because I loved genetics and wanted a career combining the life and social sciences. My interest in the natural sciences began in high school when I had an excellent teacher. My initial interest in genetics began in my advanced biology class as I worked on an extended project ...
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    Career Profile: Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

    Career Profile: Dietitian and Diabetes Educator
    Angela Ginn-Meadow, 28: Outpatient Clinical Dietitian & Diabetes Educator About the Employer: Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore Salary: $57,500 How long has she been with this employer? Six years How did she get started? Ginn-Meadow wanted to combine her passions for dance, fitness, nutrition and medicine into a career so she graduated with a bachelor of ...
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