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Governor Signs Dietetic Internship Bill

Tuesday, April 5, 2016  
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Governor Scott Walker signed the Dietetic Internship bill into law on April 5.  The bill, priority legislation initiated by the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND) creates a dietetic internship program under Wisconsin’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. The new program will help address the state’s nutrition care workforce shortage and provide greater career opportunities for aspiring RDNs,

WAND is an organization of nutrition professionals providing expert food and nutrition services to the residents of Wisconsin. WAND is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, consisting of approximately 1650 nutrition experts commonly known as Registered Dietitian (RD) and Dietetic Technician Registered (DTR).  Badger Bay has worked with WAND since 2011.  Visit the WAND website for more information on the association (link) and the new Dietetic Internship Program (link).

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