Dietitian Income Streams to Consider While Working a Full Time Job

In this episode, Dietitian Boss CEO Libby Rothschild and Kristin Cardillo, a respected dietitian, nutritionist, CDCES,  and Dietitian Boss Alumni paints a vivid picture of her intense journey. Kristin confronts the rigors of amassing a thousand hours of patient interaction and an intensive studying process, all while juggling a full-time job. Her narrative is a masterclass in discipline and dedication, a rich resource for anyone who’s treading a similar path. They explore the rewarding world of dietetics, specifically in diabetes education. They also delve into how the master's mandate in 2024 will shape the landscape for dietitians and the vital importance of having diverse income streams.

"So follow what makes you happy and what you're passionate about over time and the rest will fall together."

Kristin Cardillo is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist currently working as a Diabetes Program Coordinator and Manager in NYC. This program primarily serves active and busy New York City employees who have Diabetes. She also is certified as a pump trainer. Kristin has a strong passion for translating the science of Diabetes and nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. She uses simple, descriptive explanations to educate her patients in understanding their disease as well as the options available to them to help themselves. By serving as an educator for patients, as well as other health care professionals she acts as a constant active advocate for better care in a clinical setting. She takes pride in providing the information everyone needs to not be overcome by not just their disease, but the American healthcare system as well.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • The potential benefits of having multiple revenue streams in the dietetics field.
  • Insights into the digital world of healthcare, specifically the use of online platforms like  Teachable.
  • The implications of the impending master's mandate in 2024 for dietitians and the importance of diversifying income streams.
  • The importance of staying organized and motivated to overcome challenges, such as time constraints and fact-checking, when creating educational content.
  • The importance of following one's passion and not being discouraged by the notion that there's no money in a particular area of dietetics.

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