Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 38. Dietitians and Nutritionists
Section 100. Definitions.
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AS 08.38.100. Definitions.

In this chapter,

(1) "accredited college or university" means a college or university accredited by the regional or national accrediting agencies recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education at the time the degree was conferred;

(2) "Commission on Dietetic Registration" means the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association that is a member of the National Commission on Health Certifying Agencies, which establishes national standards of competence for individuals participating in the health care delivery system;

(3) "department" means the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development;

(4) "dietetics or nutrition practice" means the integration and application of scientific principles of food, nutrition, biochemistry, physiology, food management, and behavioral and social sciences to achieve and maintain human health through the provision of nutrition care services.

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