United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Dietetic Internship Program

Louis Stokes (Cleveland) VAMC - DI Program Rotations

Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Dietetic Internship Program

SUPERVISED PRACTICE EXPERIENCES*

Orientation ...............................................2 Weeks
Clinical Rotations......................................17 Weeks
Community Rotations...............................12 Weeks
Foodservice Systems Management............8 Weeks
Clinical Management Rotation....................1 Week
Optional Rotation ......................................2 Weeks
Pediatrics...................................................1 Week
Staff Experience.........................................3 Weeks

AREAS                                              Total No. of Weeks

Foodservice Systems Management..........7

Clinical Rotations
Community Living Center (Nursing Home)..1
Geriatric Evaluation & Management...........1
Medicine.....................................................5
Nutrition Support/Critical Care ..................3
Oncology....................................................2
Renal..........................................................3
Spinal Cord Injury......................................1
Surgery......................................................1

Community Rotations
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Clinic...................................2
Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).......................2
Diabetes Self  Management Clinics.....................................2
Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)......................................2
Nutrition clinics...................................................................4
rimary Care/Specialty Clinics/Wellness/Women's Health....1

Clinical Management Rotation...................1

Optional Rotation in Area of Choice..........2
        
Affiliations
Pediatrics..................................................1

Staff Experience........................................3


 

*There may be slight variations in the distribution of time due to assignments of staff.



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