AND Acronyms

The following list includes the most frequently used acronyms that relate to AND and the DPGs. Always provide the complete form, followed by the acronym in parentheses, the first time it is mentioned in the text. The acronym can then be used throughout the article or document. 

  • ACEND Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • AND Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • AND PAC Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Political Action Committee
  • ANDF Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
  • APC Association Position Committee
  • ASPA Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors
  • BOD Board of Directors
  • CD-HCF Consultant Dietitians in Health Care Facilities (DPG)
  • CDR Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation
  • CMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • CNM Clinical Nutrition Management (DPG)
  • CoI Community of Interest
  • CP Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • CPD Center for Professional Development
  • CPE Continuing Professional Education
  • CPEU Continuing Professional Education Units
  • CSP Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition
  • CSR Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition
  • DBC Dietitians in Business and Communications (DPG)
  • DC Diversity Committee
  • DCE Diabetes Care and Education (DPG)
  • DDPD Dietetics in Developmental and Psychiatric Disorders (DPG)
  • DEP Dietetic Educators of Practitioners (DPG)
  • DI Dietetic Internship
  • DIP Dietetics in Practice
  • DNS Dietitians in Nutrition Support (DPG)
  • DPD Didactic Programs in Dietetics
  • DPG Dietetic Practice Group
  • DPM&R Dietetics in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (DPG)
  • DT Dietetic Technician or Dietetic Technician Program
  • DTP Dietetic Technicians in Practice (DPG)
  • DTR Dietetic Technician, Registered
  • EAC Exhibitor Advisory Council
  • EBGP Evidence-Based Guides for Practice
  • EBL Evidence-Based Library (ADA)
  • EBPC Evidence-Based Practice Committee
  • EML Electronic Mailing List
  • ERAS ACEND Eligibility Requirements and Accreditation Standards
  • FAND Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • FCP Food and Culinary Professionals (DPG)
  • FNCE Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo
  • FNCE PPAC Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo Program Planning Advisory Committee GN Gerontological Nutritionists (DPG)
  • GRL Grassroots Liaison
  • HEN Hunger and Environmental Nutrition (DPG)
  • HIPAA Health Insurance and Portability Accountability Act
  • HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS (DPG)
  • HLT HOD Leadership Team
  • HOD House of Delegates
  • IMC Issues Management Committee
  • Journal Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics