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Membership Options

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New Practitioner Membership

$125 per annum (+ $40 joining fee)

The Clinical Nutrition Association (CNA) offers professional registration to qualified Clinical Nutritionists throughout New Zealand. Click below to find out more about our criteria for practitioner membership and the online application form.

Practitioner membership benefits:

  • Professional registration with a credible and respected nutrition association
  • Use of post nominal RCN (Registered Clinical Nutritionist) to confirm registration and to acknowledge competence and credibility in the field of clinical nutrition
  • Use of CNA Accredited Member logo to promote your authentic registration
  • Business profile listed on the CNA website directory to facilitate client referrals and insurance claims
  • Benefit from the CNA’s partnership with Southern Cross Health Insurance, including use of their logo and potential for your clients to claim for your services (policy dependent)
  • Benefit from the CNA’s partnership with Accuro Health Insurance and NIB Health Insurance, including potential for your clients to claim for your services (policy dependent)
  • Members Only Portal to update your profile, log CPE points throughout the year, access member information and resources and pay invoices
  • Access to the CNA private Facebook group for peer support and connection, further education and CPE opportunities, news, events and reminders
  • Discounts on CNA events and promotions offered by our business partners
  • Subscription to CNA newsletters for important information, news, events and updates on membership benefits
  • Attendance and voting rights at the AGM
  • Ability to stand for a CNA committee position and be an integral part of shaping the CNA’s future

New Student Membership

$35 per annum 

The Clinical Nutrition Association (CNA) welcomes students who are currently undergoing training in nutrition and would like to be part of a professional organisation comprised of like-minded people and experienced practitioners. Becoming a student member is an excellent way to enhance understanding of the profession before starting to practice.

Student membership benefits:

  • Alignment with a credible and respected nutrition association
  • Members Only Portal to update your profile, access member resources, pay invoices and upgrade to practitioner membership once you have graduated
  • Access to the CNA private Facebook group for peer support and connection, further education opportunities, news, events and reminders
  • Discounts to CNA events and other promotions offered by business partners
  • Subscription to CNA newsletters for important information, news, events and updates on membership benefits
  • Attendance and voting rights at the AGM