We are an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. We are a professional organization representing over 1000 dietetic nutrition experts throughout the state of Louisiana.
What is a Registered Dietitian (RD)?
Dietitians are individuals who have:
- Completed a minimum of a bachelor’s degree program approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education
- Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
- Completed continuing professional education requirement A RD can hold additional certifications in specialized areas of practice, such as pediatric or renal nutrition or diabetes education.
Where do Registered Dietitians work?
- Hospitals, clinics, nursing homes
- Research Centers
- Private Practice
- Wellness Centers
- Business and Industry
- Food Companies