Attributes contributing to the development of professionalism as described by dietetics students

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 30, issue 1, 2017 , pages: 21–23
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2016.1225367
Author(s): Nico NortjeDepartment of Psychology, South Africa


Internationally there is a renewed interest in professionalism and how to cultivate this among students. This study identifies and discusses the main attributes students view as important to develop professionalism. It is postulated that some important additions should be made to ethics programmes in order to enhance professionalism with students.

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