Registration Examination for Dietitians

Individuals completing academic and supervised practice requirements must successfully complete a computer-based, variable length examination. The Registration Examination for Dietitians is designed to evaluate a dietitian's ability to perform at entry-level. The content domains and topics listed below are based on the results of the 2000 Dietetics Practice Audit.

Registration Examination for Dietitians Test Specifications
Effective January 1, 2007

Percent of Exam
I. Food and Nutrition 12%
A. Food Science and Nutrient Composition of Foods
B. Nutrition and Supporting Sciences
II. Nutrition Care Process and Model - Simple and Complex Conditions 40%

A. Nutrition Screening and Assessment
B. Nutrition Diagnosis
C. Normal Intervention (Planning and Intervention)
C. Medical Monitoring and Evaluation

III. Counseling, Communication, Education and Research 10%
A. Assessment and Planning
B. Implementation and Evaluation
C. Research
IV. Foodservice Systems 17%
A. Menu Planning
B. Procurement, Production, Distribution and Service
C. Sanitation and Safety
D. Facility Planning
V. Management 21%
A. Human Resources
B. Finance and Materials
C. Marketing Products and Services
D. Functions and Characteristics
E. Quality Improvement