TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1245 DIETETIC AND NUTRITION SERVICES PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1245.150 ENDORSEMENT
Section 1245.150 Endorsement
a) An applicant who is licensed/registered under the laws of another state or territory of the United States or of a foreign country and who wishes to be licensed in Illinois as a dietitian nutritionist shall file an application with the Department, on forms provided by the Department, which includes:
1) Certification of education and an official transcript from a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate degree program in human nutrition, foods and nutrition, dietetics, food systems management or nutrition education from a school or program accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), or in an equivalent major course of study recommended by the Board and approved by the Department in accordance with Section 1245.130(a) of this Part;
2) Certification of at least 900 hours of supervised or internship experience as set forth in Section 1245.140 of this Part;
3) Certification from the state or territory of the United States or the foreign country in which the applicant was originally licensed/registered and any location in which the applicant predominantly practices and is currently licensed/registered, stating:
A) The time during which the applicant was originally licensed/registered;
B) Whether the file of the applicant contains any record of disciplinary actions taken or pending; and
C) Examinations taken and examination scores received;
4) A complete work history since graduation from a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program; and
5) The required fee as set forth in Section 1245.305.
b) In lieu of the documents in subsections (a)(1) and (2), the applicant may submit a current registration as a "registered dietitian" from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
c) An applicant for licensure as a dietitian nutritionist who is registered/licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States or of a foreign country or is a registered dietitian may practice dietetics in this State until:
1) The expiration of 6 months after the filing of the written application;
2) The withdrawal of the application; or
3) The denial of the application by the Department.
d) The applicant shall have the license issued or be notified in writing of the reason for denying the application.
(Source: Amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 4867, effective March 5, 2004)