Friday, November 30, 2001

Criteria for a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Criteria for a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
  • Complete a minimum of a bachelor's degree at a U.S. regionally accredited university or college and course work approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
  • Complete a ACEND-accredited supervised practice program at a healthcare facility, community agency, or a food service corporation, or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies. Typically, a practice program will run six to twelve months in length.
  • Pass a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
  • Complete continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration.
  • Use the following link to verify a dietitian's status (my RD#: 882691): RD credential verification.

Here is a link to an explanation of a Licensed Dietitian (LD) in Ohio.


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