Wisconsin certifies dietitians only as certified dietitians. However, there is no state certification requirement for providing nutrition care. Only licensed individuals may use the title "dietitian."
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Qualification Requirements for State Licensure or State Certification:
- Academic: A bachelor's or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics, food systems management or the equivalent thereof.
- Experience: Completion of 900 hours of dietetics practice under the supervision of a certified or registered dietitian or an individual with a doctoral degree in human nutrition, nutrition education, food and nutrition, dietetics, or food systems management.
- Examination: The Registered Dietitian (RD) examination established by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Disclaimer: This is a preliminary interpretation of language of state statutes and regulations, and cannot substitute for legal counsel.