WHO IS A QUALIFIED NUTRITION RESOURCE?
BACHELORS OF SCIENCE IN NUTRITION (DIETETICS) – BSND
- Has successfully completed a bachelor’s degree, including course work approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST – RDN
Registered Dietitians Nutritionist are defined as food and nutrition experts. In addition to obtaining at least a bachelor’s degree, they have met the following criteria to earn their RD credential:
- Complete a supervised practice program accredited by ACEND.
- Passed a national examination.
- Completes continuing professional education requirements.
DIET TECH REGISTERED – DTR
A DTR has completed one of three routes in order to qualify for the Registration Examination for Dietetic Technitians, a national credentialing examination.