anyone with a nutrition degree or is a registered dietitian background?

  1. I would like to know if there is anyone that has nutrition background or has worked as RD and switched over to nursing? if so how was the transition like and what type of job openings would be available. please respond.

  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   NaomieRN
    I have a degree in Nutrition and I am graduating May 15 from Nursing School. Rightnow, I accepted a job on med surg floor. I plan to work there for at least a year; hopefully work in community based nursing. I think it is a nice combination.
  4. by   lizsuscha
    thanks for responding, i work as a RD now and i am planning starting nursing program this fall.
  5. by   jp267
    Hi , I worked as an RD for several years and felt unsatisfied with my job. During my years working as an RD I met a nurse who had previously been an RD, was unsatisfied with the dietetics profession so she went back to nursing school and became an RN. I have just finished nursing school and will be starting as a new nurse soon. I love the nursing profession and believe the combination of RD/RN is very desirable! Unlike the RN I met who gave up her RD status I plan on using RD along with RN credentials.