PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST

Section 11.130 - Public health nutritionist - Definition

PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITIONIST
11.130 Definition.

The term local public health nutritionist shall mean a person who plans, develops, implements and evaluates nutrition services within the community and is actively involved in the planning, development, provision and evaluation of nutritional programs and services designed to prevent disease and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.131 - Entry level qualifications

11.131 Entry level qualifications.

A local public health nutritionist must possess a baccalaureate degree, with major studies in food and nutrition, from a regionally accredited or New York State-registered college or university, and be registered as a dietician by the American Dietetic Association.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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Section 11.132 - Supervisory level qualifications

11.132 Supervisory level qualifications.

A supervising public health nutritionist must meet the qualifications for a public health nutritionist and have two years' experience as a public health nutritionist, or have a master's degree in nutrition or public health nutrition from a regionally accredited or New York State-registered college or university, and one year of experience as a public health nutritionist.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
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