Dietetics

ADA
american dietetic association
ADAF
american dietetic association foundation
ADA-PAC
american dietetic association political action committee
ASPEN
american society of parental and enteral nutrition
BHN
behavioral health nutrition (DPG)
BOD
board of directors
CADE
commission on accreditation for dietetics education
CDE
certified diabetes educator
CD-HCF
consultant dietitians in health care facilities (DPG)
CDR
commission on dietetic registration
CEO
chief executive officer
CNA
certified nursing assistant
CNM
clinical nutritional management (DPG)
CNSD
certified nutrition support dietitian
CP
coordinated program in dietetics
CPE
continuing professional education
CPEU
continuing professional education
CPEU
continuing professional education units
CPI
council on profession issues
CSP
board certified specialist in pediatric nutrition
CSR
board certified specialist in renal nutrition
DBC
dietitians in business and communications (DPG)
DC
doctor of chiropractic
DCE
diabetes care and education (DPG)
DDPD
dietetics in developmental and psychiatric disorders (DPG)
DEP
dietetic educators of practitioners (DPG)
DGCP
dietitians in general clinical practice (DPG)
DHCC
dietetics in health care communities (DPG)
DI
dietetic internship
DM
dietary manager
DMA
dietary managers association
DNS
dietitians in nutrition support (DPG)
DO
doctor of osteopathy
DPD
didactic program in dietetics
DPG
dietetic practice group
DPM&R
dietetics in physical medicine and rehabilitation (DPG)
DT
dietetic technician
DTP
dietetic technicians in practice (DPG)
DTR
dietetic technician registered
EFNEP
expanded food and nutrition education program
FADA
fellow of the american dietetic association
FCP
food and culinary professionals (DPG)
FNCE
food and nutrition conference and exhibition
FPND
fifty plus in nutrition and dietetics (MIG)
GN
gerontological nutritionists (DPG)
GRL
grassroots liaison
HA
health aging (DPG)
HEN
hunger and environmental nurition (DPG)
HMO
health maintenance organization
HOD
house of delegates
IDN
infectious disease nutrition (DPG)
JADA
journal of the american dietetic association
JCAHO
joint commission on accreditation of healthcare organizations
LD
licensed dietitian
LDN
licensed dietitian/nutritionist
LNC
legislative network coordinator
LPN
licensed practical nurse
LVN
licensed vocational nurse
MD
medical doctor
MDN
muslims in dietetics and nutrition (MIG)
MFNS
management in food and nutrition systems (DPG)
MIG
member interest group
MNPG
medical nutrition practice group (DPG)
MSW
master’s degree in social work
MVC
member value committee
NCC
nutrition in complementary care (DPG)
NE
nutrition entrepreneurs (DPG)
NEHP
nutrition educators of health professionals (DPG)
NEP
nutrition education for the public (DPG)
NNM
national nutrition month
NOBDN
national organization of blacks in dietetics and nutrition (MIG)
NOMN
national organization of men in nutrition (MIG)
NSPS
nutrition services payment systems (reimbursement)
OA
overeaters anonymous
ODY
outstanding dietitian of the year
ON DPG
oncology nutrition (DPG)
OT
occupational therapist/therapy
PA
physician assisstant
PHCN
public health/community nutrition (DPG)
PNPG
pediatric nutrition (DPG)
PT
physic therapists/therapy
QM
quality management
RD
registered dietitian
RDPG
renal dietitians (DPG)
RDTY
recognized dietetic technician of the yaer
RN
registered nurse
RNP
registered nurse practitioner
RPG
research (DPG)
RYDY
recognized young dietitian of the year
SCAN
sports, cardivascular, and wellness nutritionists (DPG)
SDA
student dietetic association
SNE
society of nutrition education
SNS
school nutrition services (DPG)
SOE
standards of education
SOPP
standards of professional practice
TOPS
take off pounds sensibly
USDA
united states department of agriculture
USDE
united states department of education
VN
vegetarian nutrition (DPG)
WIC
women, infants, and children
WH
women’s health (DPG)
WM
weight management (DPG)
DPM&R
dietetics in physical medicine and rehabilitation (DPG)
GN
geneological nutritionists (DPG)