International Student Resources – USA
  • International students enrolled in food, nutrition or dietetics educational programs located and accredited outside of the United States can now gain access to resources offered through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  No matter where they live, international students will be able to utilize science-based information that can help them boost their grades and get a strong start to their careers – twenty four hours a day, seven days a week!
     
    Tools include:
     
    Evidence Analysis Library®
    This web-based research database can help students find answers, research articles and evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to help them get ahead in their assignments.
     
    Nutrition Care Process
    This standardized model was established to guide practitioners in providing high quality nutrition care through evidence-based guidelines. Students can now gain access to this information through the eNCPT: Nutrition Care Process Terminology Reference Manual, which provides terminology and definitions for the nutrition care process guidelines and is available in a variety of language translations.
     
    Publications and subscriptions
    A variety of publication subscriptions and email newsletters which can help students stay on top of breaking news across the nutrition and dietetics profession:

    • Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Daily News
    • Eat Right Weekly
    • Food & Nutrition Magazine®

     
    Networking
    Sometimes the best resources come straight from professionals active in the field. Students can access networking opportunities with nutrition professionals from all over the world. International student’s access to these resources includes the ability to join dietetic practice groups (DPGs) to network with members from a wide variety of practice areas, or member interest groups (MIGs), to network with members who share common interests, issues or backgrounds. Additional networking can be found through membership in the American Overseas Dietetic Association (AODA), the international affiliate of the Academy.  Watch for news about the AODA-Malaysian Dietetic Association collaboration for a symposium May 25-28, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur!
    Other options include the Academy’s eMentoring program or connecting with the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) group. NDEP is organizing an international network to provide guidance for faculty and students interested in Study Abroad and related experiences.
     
    To gain access, international students can apply for membership by completing an International Membership Application and International Student Verification Form and returning it to the Academy with payment. Materials can be found online at: www.eatrightPRO.org/InternationalMember. This new option is only available for students currently enrolled in a food, nutrition or dietetics educational programs located and accredited outside of the United States, and all completed applications must be approved by the Academy’s Membership Team.
     
    For more information, contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics International Student member option at membership@eatright.org. You may also find us online at www.eatrightPRO.org.