All applicants to SDA must meet the same registration requirements to be issued a licence to practice as a Dietitian in Saskatchewan. If your academic and practical training were not done through an approved program, you can have an assessment to evaluate the substantial equivalency of your dietetic education. Read more about the process in the Substantial Equivalence Assessment Info Guide.
If you are an internationally educated applicant, review the Canadian Dietetic Practice Orientation and Self-Assessment Tool website. It will give you a general overview of dietetic practice in Canada and help you assess your knowledge and skills against the standards required to practice dietetics in Canada.
You will be provided with a written copy of your assessment that will include individualized recommendations specific to you. If it is determined that you will require practicum experience and/or upgrading, be advised that at this point in time, no practicum experiences for internationally educated dietitians are available in Saskatchewan. Planning is currently underway to develop a bridging program, but at the current time is unavailable.
There are several steps in the process for registering with SDA if you are from another country. Please contact the Registrar before beginning the process of applying to SDA and/or obtaining key documents required for your application.