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Would being a diet aide improve my app? Does it count as clinical experience?

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Would being a diet aide improve my app? I'm lacking in clinical experience and being a diet aide seems a feasible way to make money and obtain experience interacting with patients. Does it count as clinical experience or would med schools not look at it like that?
 

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"Reheats and serves food trays to patients. Stocks service areas, prepares and serves snacks and performs other general duties. Assists in the distribution, collection and preparation of patient menus. Performs a variety of routine kitchen duties as assigned."

-That's what the job description says, so there is some patient interaction, but theres not a ton of it. I could also maybe help patients chose their meals.
 

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I literally read this as "would being on a diet improve my app?" :laugh:
 
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"Reheats and serves food trays to patients. Stocks service areas, prepares and serves snacks and performs other general duties. Assists in the distribution, collection and preparation of patient menus. Performs a variety of routine kitchen duties as assigned."

-That's what the job description says, so there is some patient interaction, but theres not a ton of it. I could also maybe help patients chose their meals.
Are you a diet aide at a hospital?

If the people you serve are called patients and you have some interaction with them, then you can classify this as clinical.
 
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I literally read this as "would being on a diet improve my app?" :laugh:
I thought the same when I read the title and my heart skipped a beat. Luckily that's not what she meant
 

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Are you a diet aide at a hospital?

If the people you serve are called patients and you have some interaction with them, then you can classify this as clinical.

Yes I would be working at a hospital.
 

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Yes I would be working at a hospital.

This is clinical. Make sure to emphasize any patient interactions you have working as a diet aid and not on how good/bad the food smelled.
 
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