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Dietetic Practice

Nature of the Work

NSDA members refer to themselves as dietitians and/or nutritionists.  All members have the same education and training and are authorized to use either of the profession's protected titles, dietitian or nutritionist.

Dietitians develop and manage programs in nutrition and food service.  They develop individualized nutrition programs in hospitals, nursing homes, grocery stores, and schools; provide nutrition counselling and consulting; and develop educational materials for their clients and the general public.  

Public health nutritionists develop public education and prevention programs for the population groups in their areas and assist in the development of public policy as it relates to public health.  

Areas of Employment

Dietitians are employed in various roles, such as dietitians who provide direct patient care, university educators, community educators, counsellors, managers of food service systems, and researchers.

Hospitals
Personal Care Homes
Business Sector
Food Services and Cafeterias 
Medical Clinics 
Universities
Community Resource Centres
Government
Public Health Service
Private Practice
Home Care
Research
Grocery Stores
Associations/Regulatory Bodies
Media
Marketing Boards


Related Occupations

Food Service Supervisor
Holistic practitioners in natural health

For more specific information on the role of dietitians and nutritionist, visit the Dietitians of Canada and Alliance of Canadian Dietetic Regulatory Bodies websites.

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