oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Ethical tensions faced by dietetic students during fieldwork : original research - CPD

Volume 27, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1607-0658
  • E-ISSN: 2221-1268



Research confirms that students carrying out their fieldwork are faced with various ethical conundrums and are unsure as to how to address these. This study identifies and discusses four major issues in this regard, namely confidentiality issues, the distribution of limited resources, power struggles and conflicting values with clients.

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