TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1245 DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST PRACTICE ACT
SECTION 1245.120 EXAMINATIONS
Section 1245.120 Examinations
a) The examinations for licensed dietitian nutritionists shall include the examinations given through:
1) the Commission on Dietetic Registration;
2) the American Clinical Board of Nutrition;
3) the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists; and
4) the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board.
b) The passing score on an examination shall be the passing score of the testing entity.
c) Applicants who fail an examination 3 times in Illinois or any other jurisdiction shall be required to submit proof to the Department of the completion of 6 semester hours of dietetic or nutrition course work as set forth in Section 1245.130(a)(5) prior to sitting for an examination a fourth time.
d) If an applicant is not a certified clinical nutritionist, certified nutrition specialist, diplomate of the American Clinical Board of Nutrition, registered dietitian or registered dietitian nutritionist, but has taken and passed an examination set forth in subsection (a) within the 12 months prior to applying for licensure, the applicant shall not be required to retake the examination. The examination scores shall be submitted to the Department directly by the testing entity.
(Source: Amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 3658, effective March 11, 2016)