New Since 7/1/2019, Effective 10/1/2019
Level III Area of Specialization
Nutrition, Gerontological
An individual who is a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition and provides nutrition care to promote quality of life and optimal health for older adults across the continuum of care, including: acute care, post-acute care, primary care, long-term care, assisted living, home care, palliative care, community-based nutrition, food service, correctional facilities, and government programs. RDN who works indirectly with gerontological nutrition through roles in management, industry, education, and research. Source: The Commission on Dietetic Registration, [7/1/2019: new]