Medical interpreters will learn the Spanish/English equivalency in the field of nutrition to gain a better understanding of the differences between dietitians and nutritionists, meal balancing, food labels, portions, cancer nutrition, gastric surgery preparation, and much more.
3 Units of continuing education approved by State Language Access Programs for court interpreters certified in the following states:
MD, OR, TX.
0.3 Units of continuing education approved by IMIA for NBCMI certified interpreters.
3.0 Units of continuing education approved by CEAP for CCHI certified interpreters.
Continuing education approved by the ATA is available with live classes.
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What We'll Learn
Registered Dietician vs nutritionist:
Only nutritionists who are registered with the Commission on Dietetic
Registration can legally use the Registered Dietitian designation.
Registered Dietitians can prescribe medication in some states.
RD and licensed nutritionists can work in schools, hospitals, public health facilities,
Licensed Nutritionists has credentials from national organization like the Commission on Dietetic Registration or Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists
Apart from a bachelor’s degree RD also requires supervised practice hours, passing the certification exam, and renewing certification every 5 years.
Licensing for Nutritionists varies from state to state.