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Graduate Diploma (Gr. Dip.) Registered Dietitian Credentialing (30 credits)

Offered by: Human Nutrition     Degree: Graduate Diploma in Reg Diet (R.D.) Cred

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma in Registered Dietitian Credentialing is open to students with a Ph.D. in Human Nutrition from the School of Human Nutrition who would like to become a member of the Ordre professional des diététistes du Québec (OPDQ). The Diploma consists of 30 weeks of stage placements in Clinical, Community, and Management rotations. Before acceptance into the program, students will be required to complete courses in clinical nutrition, and certain required courses in preparation for Stage; and to demonstrate a basic level of French competency. This preparation may be done during the Ph.D. program, or in a qualifying year after the Ph.D. On completion, students will meet OPDQ credits and professional practice requirements for licensure as a registered dietitian.

The Graduate Diploma is open to students who have completed a graduate degree with the School of Human Nutrition including NUTR 603 Credentialing in Dietetics.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • NUTR 612 Graduate Professional Practice 2 Management (8 credits)

    Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Assessment, planning, implementation, communication and evaluation in management of Food and Nutrition Systems. Focus is on application of management theory in dietetic practice.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Plourde, Hugues (Fall) Plourde, Hugues (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): (NUTR 513 or NUTR 603), NUTR 515, NUTR 611

    • Restriction: Limited to students registered in the Graduate Diploma in Registered Dietitian Credentialing, and Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.) Human Nutrition (Non-Thesis): Dietetics Credentialing.

    • The course NUTR 612 includes a $125.00 fee for the working manual. The fee is essentially for printing costs and for the purchase of copyrighted material used in the preparation of the package. The fee is refundable until the end of the add/drop period as long as the manual is intact.

  • NUTR 613 Graduate Professional Practice 3 Clinical Nutrition (7 credits)

    Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Initial rotation(s) in clinical nutrition. Assessment, planning, implementation, communication and evaluation of clinical nutrition care. Focus is on application of medical nutritional therapy for individuals and groups with a variety of disease states.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Plourde, Hugues (Fall) Plourde, Hugues (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): (NUTR 513 or NUTR 603), NUTR 515, NUTR 611

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Human Nutrition; Non-Thesis - Dietetics Credentialing or Graduate Diploma in Registered Dietitian Credentialing.

    • Not open to students who have taken NUTR 613, NUTR 613D1/D2, or NUTR 613N1/N2 prior to 201909

    • The course NUTR 613 includes a $128.75 fee for the working manual. The fee is essentially for printing costs and for the purchase of copyrighted material used in the preparation of the package. The fee is refundable until the end of the add/drop period as long as the manual is intact.

  • NUTR 614 Graduate Professional Practice 4 Community Nutrition (8 credits)

    Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Assessment, planning, implementation, communication, and evaluation of public health and community nutrition programs for a variety of individuals and population groups. Focus is on intervention strategies and their evaluation.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Plourde, Hugues (Fall) Plourde, Hugues (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): (NUTR 513 or NUTR 603), NUTR 515, NUTR 611

    • Restriction: Only open to students registered in the Graduate Diploma in Registered Dietitian Credentialing, and M.Sc.(Applied) in Human Nutrition; NonThesis - Dietetics Credentialing.

    • The course NUTR 614 includes a $128.75 fee for the working manual. The fee is essentially for printing costs and for the purchase of copyrighted material used in the preparation of the package. The fee is refundable until the end of the add/drop period as long as the manual is intact.

  • NUTR 615 Graduate Professional Practice 5 Clinical Nutrition (7 credits)

    Offered by: Human Nutrition (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Nutrition and Dietetics : Final rotation(s) in clinical nutrition. Assessment, planning, implementation, communication and evaluation of clinical nutrition care. Focus is on application of medical nutritional therapy for individuals and groups with a variety of disease states.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Plourde, Hugues (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): (NUTR 513 or NUTR 603), NUTR 515, NUTR 611

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the M.Sc.(Applied) in Human Nutrition; Non-Thesis - Dietetics Credentialing or the Graduate Diploma in Registered Dietitian Credentialing.

    • Not open to students who have taken NUTR 613, NUTR 613D1/D2, or NUTR 613N1/N2 prior to 201909.

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