2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 448. Medical practices.
448.72 Applicability.

448.72

448.72 Applicability. This subchapter does not do any of the following:

448.72(1)

(1) Require a certificate under this subchapter for any of the following:

448.72(1)(a)

(a) A person who is lawfully practicing within the scope of a license, permit or certificate of certification or registration granted under chs. 441, 446 to 451 or 456, or who is lawfully practicing in any other health care profession that is regulated by state law.

448.72(1)(b)

(b) A person to whom a practice or procedure is delegated by a person under par. (a).

448.72(1)(c)

(c) A person pursuing a supervised course of study, including internships, leading to a degree or certificate in dietetics from an accredited educational program or an educational program approved by the affiliated credentialing board.

448.72(1)(d)

(d) A dietetic technician or assistant who is working under the supervision of a certified dietitian.

448.72(1)(e)

(e) A dietitian who is serving in the U.S. armed forces, as defined in s. 40.02 (57m), or in the commissioned corps of the federal public health service or is employed by the U.S. veterans administration, and who is engaged in the practice of dietetics as part of that service or employment.

448.72(1)(f)

(f) A person who markets or distributes food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, who explains the use, benefits or preparation of food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, who furnishes nutritional information on food, food materials or dietary or food supplements, or who disseminates nutritional information or literature, if the person does not use the title "dietitian" or "certified dietitian" and the person complies with applicable federal, state and local laws.

448.72(2)

(2) Prohibit a dietetic student described in sub. (1) (c) from using the title "dietitian student" or any other title, letters or designation that clearly indicates his or her status as a student or trainee.

448.72(3)

(3) Prohibit an individual described in sub. (1) (e) from using the title "dietitian" or any letters or designation that represents or may tend to represent the individual as a dietitian, if the title, letters or designation is used only in the course of the individual's service or employment.

448.72(4)

(4) Prohibit an individual who is registered as a dietitian with the commission on dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association from using the title "dietitian" or "registered dietitian".

448.72(5)

(5) Prohibit an individual who is registered as a dietetic technician with the commission on dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association from using the title "dietetic technician" or "dietetic technician registered".

448.72(6)

(6) Prohibit an individual from using the title "dietitian", "licensed dietitian" or "certified dietitian" if the person is licensed or certified as a dietitian under the laws of another state which has licensure or certification requirements that the affiliated credentialing board determines to be substantially equivalent to the requirements under s. 448.78.

448.72 - ANNOT.

History: 1993 a. 443; 1997 a. 75.

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