Registered Dietitians maintain and promote the nutrition health of individuals, groups and the communities. Registered Dietitians may influence policy development, direct nutrition programs, manage food service areas and provide education on nutrition and food choices. Registered Dietitians also contribute to mentoring future dietetic professionals. The expertise and training of Registered Dietitians prepares them to work in a variety of settings.
In Saskatchewan you will find Registered Dietitians working in the following areas:
- acute care
- home care
- long-term care facilities
- chronic disease management
- public health/community health
- sports and recreation facilities
- food industry
- academic and research settings, and
- private practice
Registered Dietitians may serve a wide range of clients and population groups from individuals to communities.