Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 64
Dietitian/Nutritionist Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-64-7

§ 5-64-7. Graduate practice.

Every graduate of a program in nutrition/dietetics, which is accredited/approved by the American Dietetic Association, who meets the qualifications of § 5-64-6(a) may, upon payment of the required application fee as set forth in § 23-1-54, perform as a dietitian/nutritionist under the supervision of a dietitian/nutritionist licensed in this state. During this period, the applicant shall identify himself or herself only as a “graduate dietitian/nutritionist.” If the applicant fails to take the next qualifying exam without cause or fails to pass the examination and receive a license, all privileges mentioned in this section shall automatically cease.

History of Section.
P.L. 1988, ch. 643, § 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 545, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 385, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 25.