Academic Program Calendar and Schedule, Holidays and Vacation

2018 Part Time Interns

KADDI is a 32-week full-time or 63-week part-time program.

  • The internship is accredited for 66 positions per year
  • KADDI participates in both spring and fall match cycles
  • The distribution of full- and part-time interns depends on strength of applications
  • Part-time classes begin only in the summer; enrollment has ranged from 7 in 2017 to 20 in 2018

The internship begins 3 (full-time) or 6 (part-time) weeks prior to orientation.

Orientation is in Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Attendance is mandator
  • Begins on Monday morning and ends at noon on Thursday
  • Both full-time and part-time interns attend the same orientation
  • Interns receive an RD exam review course to take home for independent study.

The remaining rotations are done at sites of your choosing. 

 

ACTIVITY / ROTATION

SUPERVISED PRACTICE HRS

DESCRIPTION

Pre-orientation

120

Case studies and simulation assignments provided and must be completed before orientation in Tulsa

Orientation (3 ½ days)

12

Tulsa, OK

Foodservice

320

One or two sites

Community

320

A minimum of two sites are required, but may have up to four sites

Medical Nutrition Therapy

320

KADDI recommends one acute or long-term/skilled nursing/ rehabilitation care site, but you may have two sites if you are unable to get 8 weeks at one location. In special circumstances you may also use dialysis or outpatient clinics for part of MNT if all required diagnoses are covered and this is preapproved by internship director.

Business and Entrepreneurship

160

New or return to previous site

Personal Days

-40

Five days off are built into the program. KADDI will allow additional days but that time must be made up.

TOTAL HOURS

1212

 

 

The program concentration is business and entrepreneurship. The elective concentration is discussed during orientation week and the intern must complete a plan and have the affiliation agreement executed a minimum of one month before beginning the elective rotation.

 

Future internship dates for full-time students are:

FT Intern Class

Pre-Orientation (at home)

Orientation (Tulsa)

MNT, Community, Foodservice, Entrepreneurship Rotations

Expected Verification Statement Date1

Weeks 1-3

Week 4

Weeks 5-32

 

January
2019

1/7/19 to 1/25/19

1/28/19 to 1/31/19

2/4/19 to 8/16/19

8/30/2019

1August
2019

8/5/19 to 8/23/19

8/26/19 to 8/29/19

9/3/19 to 3/27/20

4/10/2020

1 Holidays:  Labor Day 9/2/19; Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday 11/28-29; winter break Saturday 12/21/19 through Wednesday, 1/1/20.

January
2020

1/6/20 to 1/24/20

1/27/20 to 1/30/20

2/3/20 to 8/14/20

8/28/2020

2August
2020

8/3/20 to 8/23/20

8/24/20 to 8/27/20

8/31/20 to 3/26/21

4/9/2021

2Holidays: Labor Day 9/7/20; Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday 11/26-027; winter break Thursday 12/24/20 through Sunday, 1/3/21.

 

KADDI offers the part-time option only in the summer class (spring match) and expects part-time students to average 20 hours or more per week in supervised practice.

Future internship dates for part-time students are: 

PT Intern Class

Pre-Orientation

(at home)

Weeks 1-6

Orientation

(Tulsa)

Week 7

Clinical, Community, Foodservice, Entrepreneurship Rotations

Weeks 8-63

Expected Verification Statement Date

1Summer 2019

7/15/19 to 8/25/19

8/26/19 to 8/29/19

9/3/19 to 10/2/20

10/16/2020

1 Holidays:  Labor Day 9/2/19; Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday 11/28-29; winter break Saturday 12/21/19 through Wednesday, 1/1/20.

2Summer 2020

7/13/20 to 8/23/20

8/24/20 to 8/27/20

8/31/20 to

 

2Holidays: Labor Day 9/7/20; Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday 11/26-027; winter break Thursday 12/24/20 through Sunday, 1/3/21.

 

Note – interns do not come back to Tulsa for a graduation ceremony. KADDI will issue graduates a verification statement and submit the required documents to the Commission on Dietetic Registration within two weeks of when they complete the program (1212 hours, all assignments done, etc.).