Lifelong learning may afford the dietetics professional more opportunities for career advancement, a richer self-satisfaction, and a revived confidence regarding career choices. The avenue to lifelong learning is a process unique to every health professional because of individual differences in interest and work arenas. Learning activities may take the form of continuing education conferences or certificate programs, advanced or specialty training, or academic degree programs. These programs may be in one's local community or may be accessed via distance learning. This paper will focus on advanced-degree academic programs using the distance education route. Characteristics of technologically savvy programs and learners will be addressed.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Nutrition and Dietetics