Texas Register, Volume 9, Number 31, Pages 2283-2340, April 24, 1984 Page: 2,316
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(3) An internship shall:
(A) be defined as either a dietetic internship
approved by the board or the association, or a coordi-
nated undergraduate program in dietetics approved by
the association; and
(B) have an endorsement submitted from the
director of the internship with the application, if the ap-
plicant is not registered by the commission at the time
of making application to the board.
(4) Documentation of the internship or pre-
planned professional experience program must be provid-
ed to the board by completing the proper documentation
form prescribed by the board and returning such to the
(c) Experience requirements for licensure as a dieti-
tian before September 1, 1984. Persons making applica-
tion before September 1, 1984, must have either:
(1) satisfactorily completed a preplanned profes-
sional experience program or internship in the profession
of dietetics, as set out in subsection (b) of this section,
except for (2)(C)(), which for the purposes of the initial
licensing period shall be defined as six or more months
of pre-planned professional experience programs as ap-
proved by the board on an individual basis following com-
pletion of a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate degree
with a major course of study as specified in the academ-
ic requirements of these rules, and documented by sub-
mitting to the board the properly completed forms, or
(2) been professionally employed with or without
compensation in the field of dietetics for not less than
three of the 10 years beginning September 1, 1973,
through August 31, 1983, and documented by submitting
to the board the properly completed forms. Three years
shall be defined as not less than a total of 36 months in
the 10-year period in which the applicant has been em-
ployed a minimum of eight hours per month in the pro-
vision of dietetic services, as set out in 711.3(b) of this
title (relating to The Profession of Dietetics).
(3) Persons who are registered by the commission
on the effective date of the Act or who become so regis-
tered before September 1, 1984, are deemed to meet the
711.7. Application Procedures
(a) Purpose The purpose of this section is to set
out the application procedures for examination and li-
(1) Unless otherwise indicated, an applicant must
submit all required information and documentation of
credentials on official board forms.
(2) The board will not consider an application
as officially submitted until the applicant pays the appli-
cation fee The fee must accompany the application form.
(See fee schedule in 711 2(u) of this title (relating to The
(3) The board must receive all required applica-
tion materials at least 45 days prior to the date the appli-
cant wishes to take the examination.
(4) The executive secretary will send a notice list-
ing the additional materials required to an applicant who
does not complete the application in a timely manner.
An application not completed within 30 days after the
date of the board's notice may be voided.
9 TexReg 2316
(5) The board will consider a person who files
a completed application form and fee postmarked on or
before August 31, 1984, as meeting the deadline for licen-
sure without examination and may complete the process-
Ing of the person's materials after that date. A person
wishing to meet requirements for licensure without ex-
amination must have completed all academic and ex-
perience requirements by August 31, 1984.
(c) Required application materials.
(1) Application form. The application form shall
(A) specific information regarding personal
data, social security number, birth month and day, place
of employment, other state licenses and certifications
held, misdemeanor and felony convictions, educational
and training background, and work experience;
(B) a statement that the applicant has read the
Licensed Dietitian Act and board rules and agrees to abide
(C) a statement by which the applicant holds
the board and its agents free from any damage or claim
for damage by reason of any action taken in connection
with the application, examination, or any other aspect
(D) the applicant's permission to the board to
seek any Information or references it deems fit to deter-
mine the applicant's qualifications;
(E) a statement that the applicant, if issued a
license, shall return the license certificate and license iden-
tification card to the board upon the revocation or sus-
pension of the license;
(F) a statement that the applicant understands
that fees submitted in the licensure process are non-
(G) a statement that the applicant understands
that materials submitted in the licensure process become
the property of the board and are nonreturnable;
(H) the signature of the applicant which has
been dated and notarized.
(2) Internship or preplanned professional experi-
ence program documentation form. The board-approved
form shall contain:
(A) the applicant's name;
(B) the name and address of the agency, or-
ganization or institution where the program was under-
taken (a separate form should be used for each one);
(C) the name and job title of the director or
coordinator of each program at the time;
(D) the inclusive dates of the program and the
number of clock hours per week;
(E) the type of setting, the type of clients
served, and the type of work performed.
(F) effective September 1, 1984, for those ap-
plicants who are not registered by the commission at the
time of making application to the board, the form must
(i) the credentials of the director or coordi-
nator of each program at the time, and
(ii) the signed statement(s) of endorsement
from the person(s) who can formally attest to the appli-
cant's successful completion of experience as set out in
711.5(b)(2) and (3) of this title (relating to Experience
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