Southern Regional Medical Center continues its commitment to healthcare
and education through it’s ongoing Dietetic Internship Program.
The hospital is hosting its annual Dietetic Internship Open House on Friday,
January 18, at 2 p.m. in the Food and Nutrition Offices.
The Dietetic Internship Program offers students striving to become Registered
Dietitians the opportunity to complete their mandated clinical rotations.
The program runs approximately 9 1/2 months; beginning in August 2019
and finishing late May to early June 2020. Students enrolled in the program
are expected to work 36 hours per week. Mondays are spent in classes with
interns from Emory University and Georgia State University, with Tuesday
through Friday dedicated to hands-on rotation experiences.
In order to qualify for graduation from the program, interns are required
to complete all the weeks of the program, successfully achieve all Accreditation
Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) competencies,
pass all rotations, and complete all assignments. Upon completion of the
program, students will be eligible to take the Commission of Dietetic
Registration (CDR) exam for dietitians and begin working in entry-level
Students who are interested in attending the Dietetic Internship Open House
must RSVP to: Lamura Poore, MS, RDN, LD, at
LPoore1@primehealthcare.com or by calling 770-991-8033.