What is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist? A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who has met the minimum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the credential “RDN.” In addition to RDN credentialing, many states have regulatory laws for Dietitians and nutrition practitioners. State requirements frequently are met through the same education and training required to become an RD.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionists must meet the following criteria to earn the "RDN" credential:
Registered Dietitan Nutritionists work in a variety of environments including:
What is a Diet Technician, Registered?A Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) is a food and nutrition practitioner, often working in conjunction with a Registered Dietitian, who has met the minimum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the credential “DTR.” In addition to DTR credentialing, some states have regulatory laws for Dietetic Technicians, Registered.
Dietetic Technicians, Registered must meet the following criteria to earn the “DTR” credential:
Earn CEUs and network with other nutrition professionals from across the state.
Connect and network online with nutrition professionals across Arizona.
Take advantage of our programs, products and services.
Arizona Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
Arizona Department of Health Services
Banner Desert Medical Center