Registered dietitians, or nutritionists, assess and provide for the nutritional needs of the patient with a disability. They assist the doctor and provide a treatment plan which may include the following:
Registered dietitians may practice in a variety of settings, including the following:
Registered dietitians hold an undergraduate degree, have completed an approved internship program, and have passed a national exam to be credentialed as Registered Dietitians. Many have also earned a master's degree in dietetics or nutrition science.
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