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General Information of the UNF ISPP

The University of North Florida (UNF) Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) within the accredited Dietetic Internship Program provides interns with supervised practice experience required to fulfill the competencies for becoming a Registered Dietitian. The pathway includes 1220 hours of supervised practice in various rotation sites. Upon successful completion of the ISPP, each ISPP intern will receive a verification of completion and be eligible to take the CDR credentialing exam for dietitian nutritionists

  • The University of North Florida ISPP has an Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway within the accredited Dietetic Internship (DI) Program. This ISPP is only available to graduates who were not matched to a dietetic internship program (no match proof is required) and possess a DPD Verification Statement.
  • The length of the program is dependent on the intern's ability to locate preceptors, obtain approval from the Program Director, obtain signed affiliation agreement(s), and complete the required number of practicum hours (1220) within a reasonable amount of time (not to exceed 30 months.)
  • Interns not matched in April or November through the D&D Digital Online Dietetics Internship Matching Service or within the past 5 years are eligible to submit to an online Application Packet to the University of North Florida ISPP program from April 9th, 2020 to May 21st, 2020.  
  • Applications will be reviewed and finalists will be scheduled for an interview (via phone, in person, or by Skype) and notified of a decision by July 13th, 2020. 

The University of North Florida ISPP provides graduates of an ACEND accredited didactic program in dietetics (DPD) with an opportunity to increase their knowledge of food and nutrition science, and to acquire competencies needed to practice dietetics in a variety of settings. Graduates of the ISPP are expected to be able to function as entry level practitioners in clinical, food service, and community dietetic roles. Each is expected to operate independently with high levels of professionalism and integrity.

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