Academic Program Calendar and Schedule, Holidays and Personal Days

KADDI 2018 summer part-time interns

The KADDI program is planned to be completed in 31 or 61 weeks for full-time or part-time, respectively. However, the program will accommodate a reasonable amount of time off (80 hours) for vacation, religious holidays or family events. Planned leave should be included on the proposed rotation calendar submitted with the application. Full-time interns (40 hours per week expected) should submit a plan to finish the program within 33 weeks. KADDI expects part-time interns to average a minimum of 20 hours per week; they should submit a plan to finish the program within not more than 65 weeks. Unplanned leave for illness or family emergency will be granted. If the unplanned leave lasts longer than two weeks, interns must submit a request for a leave of absence.

Orientation in Tulsa is 28 total hours, however only 13 of the 28 hours will count as supervised practice. The remaining 15 hours are orientation to the program.

Expected timeline - application through graduation

Activity

Spring Match

Fall Match

Application to DICAS

Feb 15

Sept 25

Aptitude exam

Feb 16 - 25

Sept 26 – Oct 5

Match day

Per DND Digital 

Per DND Digital

Accept appointment

Day after matching

Day after matching

Enrollment form due

1 week after matching

1 week after matching

First tuition payment

1 week after matching

1 week after matching

 

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time only

Preorientation rotation

Weeks 1-3

Weeks 1-6

Weeks 1-3

Orientation in Tulsa

Week 4

Week 7

Week 4

External rotations

Weeks 5 – 31

Weeks 8 – 61

Weeks 5 – 31

Intern notifies director they are ready to process for program completion

Program verifies that intern has met KADDI graduation criteria:

  • 1212 or more hours
  • Completed all assignments
  • Satisfactorily completed each Competency for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (CRDNs) one or more times during the curriculum
  • Passed the KADDI final exam (or attempted it at least three times)

Program enters information into CDR’s Registration Eligibility Processing System

Graduate gets an email from CDR to update demographic data

KADDI validates and submits information to CDR system

CDR accepts submission and notifies Pearson Vue (administers RDN exam)

Pearson Vue contacts candidate to inform them of the process for scheduling an appointment to take the national registry exam (this usually takes less than two weeks)

Future Full-Time Class Dates

 

Class  Start Date Orientation (Tulsa) End Date Weeks
2020 January Full Time 1/6/2020 1/27/20 to 1/30/20 8/10/2020 31
2020 August Full Time 8/10/2020 8/31/20 to 1/3/20 3/15/2021 31
2021 January Full Time 1/4/2021 1/25/21 to 1/28/21 8/9/2021 31
2021 August Full Time 8/9/2021 8/30/21 to 9/2/21 3/14/2022 31
2022 January Full Time 1/10/2022 1/31/22 to 2/3/22 8/15/2022 31
2022 August Full Time 8/8/2022 8/29/22 to 9/1/22 3/13/2023 31

Future Part-Time Class Dates

Class  Start Date Orientation (Tulsa) End Date Weeks
2020 July Part Time 7/20/2020 8/31/20 to 1/3/20 9/20/2021 61
2021 July Part Time 7/19/2021 8/30/21 to 9/2/21 9/19/2022 61
2022 July Part Time 7/18/2022 8/29/22 to 9/1/22 9/18/2023 61

Extension of internship

The KADDI program is planned to be completed in 31 or 61 weeks for full-time or part-time tracks, respectively. However, the program will accommodate a reasonable amount of time off (80 hours) for vacation, religious holidays or family events. Planned leave should be included on the proposed rotation calendar submitted with the application. Full-time interns (40 hours per week expected) should submit a plan to finish the program within 33 weeks. KADDI expects part-time interns to average a minimum of 20 hours per week; they should submit a plan to finish the program within not more than 65 weeks.

Unplanned leave for illness or family emergency will be granted. If the unplanned leave lasts longer than two weeks, interns must submit a request for a leave of absence. 

Full-time interns taking longer than 10 months for program completion will be assessed an additional $1,250 per month tuition after 10 months.  Part-time interns taking longer than 20 months for program completion will be assessed an additional $625 per month tuition after 20 months. Interns will not be charged additional tuition for an approved leave of absence.