Registered Dietetic Technician
Taxonomy Code 136A00000X

Classification: Dietetic Technician, Registered

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Description

A Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR)/Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR) is an individual holding a nationally protected title issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) to qualified individuals who obtain an associate's degree or higher and successfully complete a sliding set of academic, examination, and practice requirements accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) or established by CDR, the nature of which are dependent upon the level of academic degree obtained. The scope of practice of the NDTR focuses on food, nutrition, and dietetics practice, as well as related services. NDTRs work under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) when in direct patient/client nutrition care, and may work independently in providing general nutrition education to healthy populations. Patient/client populations include individuals receiving individualized care who have medical conditions or diseases, as well as at-risk individuals receiving personalized nutrition guidance as part of preventive health care.

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Source:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Definition of Terms List, Current Version, https://www.eatrightpro.org/practice/quality-management/scope-of-practice [7/1/2019:modified definition]

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Registered Dietetic Technicians Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 12/9/2019


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The NPI Database was last updated on 12/9/2019 with 6,219,613 records.

Registered Dietetic Technicians per State with Population Ratio

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