Performs social work; evaluates patients; records the medical history of an individual; identifies an individual's health determinants and risks; associates them with the medical, family, and social context; requests and interprets additional exams and establishes the diagnosis.
Takes on health management responsibilities; makes the situational health diagnosis of a community; designs projects of public health intervention to prevent or control health problems affecting it and formulates a strategic management plan.
Selects food according to the physicochemical, nutritional and organoleptic characteristics to use them in a recipe. Transforms food in processed products using additives according to food legislation.
Makes decisions based on ethical codes, norms, culture and regulatory systems; and takes responsibility and makes a commitment to participating in the activities required, promoting the participation of third parties when required by the situation.
Takes on academic responsibilities; designs and executes research projects; records, analyzes and interprets results; and obtains research findings.
As graduates of UPC's Nutrition and Dietetics program, you will be able to:
Perform the public health practice in its two dimensions: diagnosis and intervention.
Formulate a strategic nutrition management plan.
Transform food in processed products using additives according to food legislation.
Show autonomous learning and generate information that can be published in scientific journals based on a research thesis.
National food programs
Hospitals and clinics
Specialized health institutes
Food and pharmaceutical industry businesses
Food quality certifying agencies
Food analysis laboratories
International cooperation agencies