The Nova Scotia Dietetic Association is the licensing body for dietitians and nutritionists in Nova Scotia. NSDA ensures dietitians and nutritionists are qualified to practice in a safe, competent and ethical manner, and addresses public complaints about a dietitian's or nutritionist's practice.
NSDA's mission is to effectively regulate dietetic practice in the interest of Nova Scotians.
There are approximately 500 dietitians licensed with NSDA. In order to be licensed to practice using the titles dietitian or nutritionist in Nova Scotia, registration with NSDA is mandatory according to provincial law. In Nova Scotia, the titles dietitian or nutritionist are used interchangeably and have the same meaning.
Is your nutrition practitioner registered with NSDA?
Click here to view a directory of dietitians and nutritionists registered in good standing with NSDA. Those registered with NSDA have completed a four-year accredited bachelors degree in dietetics, demonstrated competencies through an accredited internship, have passed the national dietetics exam, and annually submit evidence of competency in order to renew registration.
Click here to view a directory of temporary members. Temporary members have completed a four-year accredited bachelors degree in dietetics, demonstrated competencies through an accredited internship, and will write the next sitting of the national dietetics exam.
Looking for reliable nutrition advice?
Search for reliable nutrition information or a consulting dietitian or nutritionist on the Dietitians of Canada website www.dietitians.ca or the Dietitians Network of Nova Scotia www.dietitiansns.com.