Search our database by NPI number

Dietitian, Registered

DefinitionA Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is an individual uniquely trained in the science of nutrition and practice of dietetics to design and provide medical nutrition therapy (MNT) and other evidence-based applications of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) that exemplify the profession's systematic approach to providing high quality nutrition care. Registered dietitians provide MNT for the purpose of disease prevention or management, or to treat or rehabilitate an illness, injury, or condition, with the use of specific, indicated physical and cognitive nutrition care services comprised of one or more of the following aspects of the NCP: nutrition assessment/reassessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention (e.g., nutrition counseling, therapeutic diet ordering, and nutrition education) and nutrition monitoring and evaluation.
GroupingDietary & Nutritional Service Providers
ClassificationDietitian, Registered

Health providers classified as: Dietitian, Registered

Related specializations

133VN1004XNutrition, Pediatric
133VN1005XNutrition, Renal
133VN1006XNutrition, Metabolic
133VN1101XNutrition, Gerontological
133VN1201XNutrition, Obesity and Weight Management
133VN1301XNutrition, Oncology
133VN1401XNutrition, Pediatric Critical Care
133VN1501XNutrition, Sports Dietetics