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Dietetic Internship Program Completion Requirements through December 31, 2023

You will be awarded a Verification Statement on Completion of the Internship upon Program Completion which will qualify you to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitans and Nutritionists IF YOU COMPLETE ALL REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO DECEMBER 31, 2023.  (ALL DOCUMENTATION MUST BE COMPLETE AND SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 15, 2023 TO ALLOW THE INTERNSHIP TIME TO VERIFY THAT REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET.) 

Interns must complete a minimum of 1000 supervised practice hours within 25 weeks (or as determined through evaluation of Prior Assessed Learning (PAL). 

 All assignments must be submitted and verified with the appropriate program and preceptor approvals. 

Interns must fulfill the rotation requirements within established time frames and receive ratings of four or better or other prescribed assessment measures on all required activities, assignments, and associated demonstrations of competencies.

All evaluation forms and logs must be complete and signed by preceptors or Program faculty and on file in the Program office. 

All other documents required by the Program must be complete and on file in the Program office, including an exit survey. 

All required information must be uploaded to the Intern’s shared drive.  

 All Tuition & Fees must be Paid in Full. 

 In special circumstances (medically related or major life event related absence only), as defined in the Intern Handbook, an Intern will be allowed up to 37.5 weeks from the scheduled start time in place at the time the student enrolls to complete the program.

Dietetic Internship Program Completion Requirements AFTER December 31, 2023

You will be awarded a Professional Certificate upon Completion of all requirements of the Dietetic Internship showing that you have completed the Dietetic Internship.

THE FOLLOWING TWO REQUIREMENTS MAY BE MET IN ANY ORDER.

REQUIREMENTS:

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE

Interns must complete a minimum of 1000 supervised practice hours within 25 weeks (or as determined through evaluation of Prior Assessed Learning (PAL).

Interns must fulfill the rotation requirements within established time frames and receive ratings of four or better or other prescribed assessment measures on all required activities, assignments, and associated demonstrations of competencies.

All assignments must be submitted and verified with the appropriate program and preceptor approvals.

All evaluation forms and logs must be complete and signed by preceptors or Program faculty and on file in the Program office. All other documents required by the Program must be complete and on file in the Program office, including an exit survey. All required information must be uploaded to the Intern’s shared drive. 

All Tuition & Fees must be Paid in Full.

In special circumstances (medically related or major life event related absence only), as defined in the Intern Handbook, an Intern will be allowed up to 37.5 weeks from the scheduled start time in place at the time the student enrolls to complete the program.

VERIFICATION STATEMENT

You will be awarded a Verification Statement which will qualify you to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitans and Nutritionists after Completion of the Priority Nutrition Care Distance Dietetic Internship and upon receipt by Priority Nutrition Care Distance Dietetic Internship  of proof in the form of an official transcript from a regionally accredited college or university that you have also been awarded a Master's Degree in any discipline.

An official transcript showing graduate degree and date conferred is required.  Program graduate is required to provide official transcript showing graduate degree and date conferred before DI Verification Statement will be issued. If the graduate degree is completed AFTER successful completion of PNCDDI, it is the program graduate’s responsibility to contact PNCDDI following completion of the graduate degree and provide the official transcript showing transcript showing graduate degree and date conferred.

THE ABOVE TWO REQUIREMENTS MAY BE MET IN ANY ORDER.