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DBC Webinar - 5 Steps

Pivoting Your RD Career: Considerations, Steps, and Skills to Succeed - 5 Steps to Begin Your Dietetics Career Pivot

Want to pivot in your dietetics career? In this webinar, part one in the webinar series, you’ll learn the first considerations and steps to take to make a career change.

Member Price $24.00

Nonmember Price $54.00

DPG/MIG Price $0.00


This product is free for DBC members.

This webinar was presented live on June 30, 2020.

One day you wake up and realize it is time to change! Maybe it's moving from clinical to sports nutrition, from corporate to private practice, from food service to running your own consulting business, but you have no idea where to start. This webinar will give you a starting point. While it might seem overwhelming, dialing in on some initial details can make what looks impossible, possible. Learn from a dietitian who did it – quit her job and launched her own business. She will give you the knowledge you need to boldly take the next step in your dietitian career!

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 2
Learning Need Codes: 1010, 1110, 1120, 6080
Performance Indicators: 4.2, 8.3, 14.1

Learning Objectives

  1. Prioritize five important considerations and key steps to begin a career pivoting
  2. Choose appropriate resources and research to lead you to career pivot success
  3. Identify appropriate mentors, coaches, and other training as needed when pivoting


Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She focuses on overall health, wellness and sports nutrition. Amy has worked with the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, TCU Athletics, Ben Hogan Sports Medicine, Dairy Farmers of America and more. She is a co-author of Swim, Bike, Run, Eat and nutrition contributor to retired NFL Player Donald Driver's book, The 3-D Body Revolution. She is a writer for Women's Running Magazine and is the owner of RD Career Jumpstart, a business designed to help dietetic students, interns and new registered dietitians determine and take the steps necessary to reach their dream career.

With a bachelor's degree in communications and a master's degree in exercise and sports nutrition, Amy is passionate about marrying the two to provide quality, science-based nutrition information through speaking, media, writing and consulting. Amy is an ambassador spokesperson for the American Heart Association and National Dairy Council, speaker for National Cattleman's Beef Association, partner with Potatoes USA, a speaker and consultant for Gatorade Sports Science Institute and is a media dietitian for RDTV where she does food and nutrition TV segments nation-wide. Amy has over 700 media placements in a variety of TV, radio and print outlets.

Release Date: June 30, 2020


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