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The Association for Nutrition (AfN) defines and advances standards of evidence-based practice across the field of nutrition and at all levels within the workforce. We protect and benefit the public by:
· Championing Registered Nutritionists (RNutr), whose entry onto the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) is an assurance that they meet our rigorous standards of competence and professionalism.
· Supporting frontline health and social care workers with essential tools enabling individuals to evaluate and enhance their competence to use nutrition safely and competently in their practice.
· Recognising high quality, relevant nutrition training through our Course Accreditation, CPD Endorsement and Certification schemes.
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UKVRN Registered Nutritionists work at a senior level across the NHS, academia, industry and food service. All UKVRN registrants must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of five core competencies in nutrition science and (for Registered Nutritionists) their application in one of five specialist areas: Public Health, Sports and Exercise, Nutrition Science, Food and Animal Nutrition.
We also welcome ‘By Distinction’ applications from individuals with a substantial and peer-recognised track record in nutrition. Recent graduates of AfN accredited course may apply for direct entry to the Register as an Associate Nutritionist
25 July - The Nutrition Society, Scientific Writing for Publication
01 October - Yakult UK Limited, Current insights into the gut microbiota and its influence on health.
22nd November - AfN Regional Network - North West, Evidence based nutrition in a range of settings
Chief Executive, Association for Nutrition
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Telephone: +44(0)20 7291 8388
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