Explain the role of the Registered Dietitian (RD) in each level of health care: Preventive and Primary Health Care Service Secondary and Tertiary Care Restorative Care Long-term Care In your explanation, include how the RD can help the health care system save money by utilizing their services.
Review the biographical sketches of your classmates in this course and select an individual in an allied health career field or position that is different than your own current position or proposed career path. Using your readings, the GCU Library, and Internet association or government websites, identify the safety, risk-management, or quality-based scope of the classmate’s job. Engage in a dialog with the classmate about whether or not the stated responsibilities are those actually experienced by the individual. How are they the same? How are they different? What “real life” activities in this area does your classmate perform that are […]
A two – week – old baby is found to have had an abnormal result on newborn screening. A second sample is run, showing an elevated serum phenylalanine level and confi rming the diagnosis of phenylketonuria (PKU). The baby ’ s parents are then referred to a metabolic geneticist for follow – up. When they arrive at the specialist ’ s offi ce, they look anxious and concerned. They are somewhat nervous and puzzled about their situation because their baby appears healthy, has been feeding well, and exhibits no outward signs of any abnormalities. The parents insist that the results […]