Dietetic Ward Placement Report

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Addis Ababa University


Saint Paul Hospital was built and founded by Emperor Haile Silassie in 1968 G.C. The medical school was opened in 2007 G.C (‘St. Paul’s Hospital, Ethiopia’, 2018). giving the hospital its current name, Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC). The hospital is capable of hosting more than 700 patients in the inpatient units and sees an average of 1200 emergency and outpatients daily (About – Saint Paul’s Millennium Medical College, n.d.). This is a report entailing the dietetic ward placement at St. Paul Hospital starting from December 2019 until March 2020 G.C. In general the work done during this placement mainly includes; individual patient nutritional assessment for patients admitted in the wards, giving nutritional advice, ordering meals from the kitchen as well as preparing menus for patients to take home during discharge and providing follow up nutritional care during their stay at the ward as well as a nutritional assessment of all patients in surgical ward. The work done are described in detail in the document.



Dietetic Ward, Placement Report