DTP Program Mission, Goals & Outcomes

 

DTP Program Mission 

The mission of the dietetic technician program is to empower graduates to compete successfully for employment as a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) by providing superior education and innovative training in entry-level skills and competencies.

 
 DTP Goals and Outcome Measures

Goal #1: The program will prepare competent entry-level dietetic technicians.

Outcome Measures:

a. Over a five-year period, the pass rate for graduates taking the DTR examination in one year will be at least 80%.

b. Over a five-year period, eighty percent of graduating students will agree or strongly agree on the Program Evaluation that the program’s courses met knowledge requirements/objectives for future dietetics practice.

c. Over a five-year period, 70% percent of employers will agree or strongly agree on the Employer Survey that graduates of the Hillsborough Community College Dietetic Technician Program were prepared for dietetic practice.

d. Over a five-year period, eighty percent of graduates will agree or strongly agree on the Graduate Survey that the program prepared them for dietetic practice.

 

Goal #2: The program will meet the need for registered dietetic technicians in the Tampa area

Outcome Measures:

a. Over a five-year period, 70% or more of program graduates who sought employment in dietetics will be employed within 12 months of program completion.


b. Over a five-year period, 50% or more of program graduates who sought employment in dietetics will practice within the Tampa Bay area.


Goal #3: The program will be responsive to student needs.


Outcome measures:

a. Over a five-year period, eighty percent of students will AGREE or STRONGLY AGREE that faculty met students educational needs as indicated on the course evaluation.

b. Over a five-year period, eighty percent of students will rate preceptors as average or above average on Preceptor Evaluations.

c. Over a five-year period, at least 50% of students enrolled in DIE 2401 will complete all program requirements successfully within 150% of the program length (9 semesters).

 

 NOTE: All program outcome data is available upon request.


This page last updated September 24, 2012 eab

Please report any problems with this page to Eugene Broda gbroda@hccfl.edu