Welcome to Dietitians Only, a podcast from Dietitians On Demand that is brimming with clinical and career guidance you can use right away. From the brand that loves dietitians comes a podcast that is sassy, succinct and fun. Join us!
The Benefits of Having a Mentor
Ever wish you had someone to help you get where you need to go? Enter: a mentor. Anyone can make use of a mentor at any stage of their career, whether you are just starting out or need some help to take the next big leap. In this unique episode Sara chats with her mentee, Federika Garcia, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, about their mentoring relationship and what they have both gained.
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Hicks-Roof K, Howell M, Chizmar L, Beathard K. RD mentorship program: building the bridge between student and practitioner. JAND. 2020;120(9S):A41.
Getting Familiar with Gastroparesis
Tummy troubles are no fun at all, and gastroparesis takes the cake. Gastroparesis is a challenging condition that can become debilitating for patients. The persistent nausea and vomiting takes a toll on one’s health and can turn food into the enemy. How can dietitians help? Take a listen as clinical dietitian, Emily Manez, MS, RD, CNSC, explains the latest recommendations.
Camilleri, M, Talley, NJ, Grover (2022). Gastroparesis: Etiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis. Retrieved August 30, 2022, from UpToDate database.
Camilleri, M, Kuo, B, Nguyen, L, Vaughn, VM, Petrey, J, Greer, K, Yadlapati, R, Abell, TL. ACG Clinical Guideline: Gastroparesis. The American Journal of Gastroenterology: August 2022; 117(8); 1197-1220.
Camilleri M, Parkman HP, Shafi MA, Abell TL, Gerson; American College of Gastroenterology. Clinical guideline: management of gastroparesis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108(1):18-37.
Rees Parrish, Carol, McCray, Stacey. “Gastroparesis and Nutrition: The Art.” Practical Gastroenterology, Sept. 2011, med.virginia.edu/ginutrition/wp-content/uploads/sites/199/2014/06/ParrishGastroparesisArticle.pdf.
Suresh, Harsha BSc (Hons); Zhou, Jerry PhD; Ho, Vincent MBBS. Low Viscosity Soluble Dietary Fibre for Gastroparesis Sufferers. The American Journal of Gastroenterology: October 2019 - Volume 114 - Issue - p S676 doi: 10.14309/01.ajg.0000594340.93294.ea
Finding Your True Passion
Okay, let’s be real. Sometimes you find yourself thinking, “Where am I going with my career?” If you’re still looking for that thing that lights you up, you probably haven’t found your true passion. This very honest episode taps into the feelings we’ve all felt and will help you answer the question, “What do I be when I grow up?”
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Mind the [Employment] Gap - How to Tackle a Gap in Employment or a Shift in Your Career to Land a New Job
We are pulling back the curtain to let you know how dietitians can successfully move forward after a gap, or several gaps, in employment. Or if you’ve ever thought about transitioning from one area of dietetics to another, but the thought terrifies you, we have some suggestions on how to tackle that as well.
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What is IDDSI?
The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) was created as a global safety initiative to standardize modified diets for those with dysphagia. IDDSI has more levels than the National Dysphagia Diet and can be better customized to a patient’s needs. Transitioning to IDDSI at your facility requires total buy-in and support from the whole team. Ready to get started? We’re here to help.
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Yes, Consulting Can Be a Lucrative Career
Are you curious about what it’s like to consult as a career and break into the freedom and flexibility you’ve always dreamed about? In this episode, we are talking about the benefits of consulting and how to go from dabbling to a full-fledged consulting career.
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