- FIND AN EXPERT
Late last spring I received a letter notifying me I was randomly selected for a post renewal continuing education audit of my Iowa dietitian license. My first thoughts were worry and panic – do I have enough credits? What is the requirement for number of continuing education credits? Will I lose my license? As a new dietitian, I had been primarily focusing on my first Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) cycle, not Iowa licensure. What is an Iowa dietitian to do?
First, I read the letter, which outlined several important points:
My tips for successful maintenance of Iowa dietitian licensure:
Moral of the story – keep your continuing education documentation in a safe spot and know the requirements. This way, if you receive the same letter I did, you can avoid the worry and panic I experienced, will be able to send your materials in with confidence, and can go back to work using your dietitian superpowers!
Blog provided by: Rachel Wall, MS, RD, LD