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UW Dietetic Internship Affiliated Agreement Process (6.27)

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6.27

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.27


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I. PURPOSE
The UW Hospitals and Clinics Dietetic Internship Program seeks and maintains affiliation
agreements with preceptors and facilities within and surrounding Madison, WI. A standardized
approach to this agreement process and policy documented the aforementioned procedure is
required by the governing body of dietetic internships, the Accreditation Council for Education
in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
II. POLICY
The UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship Program will adhere to ACEND and UW Health
Administrative policies and procedures for securing and maintaining affiliation agreements.
III. PROCEDURE
A. Affiliations with preceptors or sites are made after discussing the program’s mission,
goals and objectives, ACEND core competencies and the concentration (MNT)
competencies, proposed educational experiences and learning activities, and expectations
of the rotations with nutrition personnel at the outside facility.
B. Upon agreement, affiliation agreements are drafted and finalized via the UW HEALTH
legal services and confirmed by the outside facility.
C. All affiliation agreements are stored electronically on-site.
D. Resumes or CV’s for preceptors at affiliated sites must be obtained and kept on file.
E. The Program Manager and Advisory Committee will use feedback from the program
assessment procedures, intern evaluations, and surveys from graduates and employers, as
well as input from preceptors to monitor the rotation experience at the affiliated site.
F. The UW HEALTH DI program management team will assess affiliated sites annually to
ensure that interns have a learning experience consistent with the program’s mission,
goals, objectives and rotation’s competencies.
IV. COORDINATION

WRITTEN BY:
Cassandra Vanderwall, MS, RD, CD, CDE, CPT
Clinical Nutritionist

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.27


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 Revision

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