Photo credits to the National Nutrition Council Region X

The National Nutrition Council X recently organized an On-the-Job Training (OJT) Orientation for six (6) students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Adventist Medical Center College (AMCC). The students, namely Raffy G. Alcesto, Kimberly U. Burlat, Krisha Mae R. Castillon, Christine Joan B. Diao, Rezel L. Pabu-aya, and Ritchel B. Salunay, are expected to complete a 300-hour Community Public Health Nutrition practicum with the agency.

Photo credits to the National Nutrition Council Region X

The OJT program commenced on 20 March and is set to continue until 11 May 2023. The program’s primary objective is to equip the students with practical experience and hands-on training in Community Public Health Nutrition. Through this program, the students will have the opportunity to apply the theories and concepts learned in the classroom to real-world situations, thus honing their skills and knowledge.

The OJT program is a crucial part of the curriculum for students pursuing a degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. It provides them with an opportunity to gain relevant experience, improve their understanding of the industry, and prepare them for future employment. Moreover, it also helps in building a strong connection between the industry and academic institutions.

The dean of the Nutrition and Dietetics Department at AMCC, Prof. Welbert A. Ronquillo, MS, expresses his gratitude towards the National Nutrition Council X for providing the students with the opportunity to participate in the OJT program. He highlights the significance of such programs in preparing the students for future employment and equipping them with the necessary skills to succeed in the industry.

In conclusion, the OJT program organized by the National Nutrition Council X for the six students from AMCC is a valuable opportunity for them to gain practical experience in the field of Community Public Health Nutrition. The students will undoubtedly benefit from the hands-on training and will be better equipped to tackle challenges in the industry. Additionally, such programs are instrumental in bridging the gap between academic institutions and the industry, resulting in a more robust and skilled workforce.

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