Practitioner Membership
Renewal Application

Practitioner Membership Renewal

$125 per annum

The Clinical Nutrition Association (CNA) offers professional registration to qualified Clinical Nutritionists throughout New Zealand on an annual basis. This form is to apply for renewal of your Practitioner Membership.

Criteria for renewal of Practitioner Membership:

  • Evidence of 15 points or more of Continued Practitioner Education (CPE) received within the previous 12 months.
  • Application is made within 5 years of most current membership expiry date.

Practitioner membership enables:

  • Professional Registration
  • Profile listing on the CNA website
  • Use of Accredited Member Logo
  • Use of Southern Cross Health Care Logo
  • Continued Education
  • Discounted CNA event registration
  • Regular updates on CNA activities
  • Voting rights at the AGM
  • Enables participation in CNA monthly committee meetings

PLEASE NOTE: To renew Practitioner Membership after an absence from the CNA of more than 5 years, please contact the CNA Committee via our Contact Page. Acceptance is on a case-by-case basis.

List of Continued Practitioner Education accepted by the Clinical Nutrition Association.

Attendance at CNA events 1 point per hour (MAX 3 per event)
Business related professional development courses 2 points per course
Current First Aid Certificate 3 points
Formal health-related postgraduate studies at tertiary institute
(1 term minimum)
5 points
Health-related industry webinars, seminars, conferences (with CPE offered) 1 points per hour (MAX 3 points)
Mentoring a nutrition student or graduate 1 point per hour
Paid subscription to Holistic Performance Institute or NZJ Natural Medicine 1 point per subscription
Participation on CNA committee 15 points
Presenting a health related topic to the public or professinals 2 points per persentation
Undergraduate or postgraduate teaching 5 points per semester
Volunteer working in complementary medicine for a community based project 1 point per hour
Writing a health related book or published research paper/article 5 points

Membership Fees

The annual Practitioner Membership Renewal Fee is $125. Payment information will be sent to you once your membership has been accepted. Please allow up to 20 working days for the full application process.

On the anniversary of your membership you will be sent an email reminder to renew your membership so please update the CNA if your current email address changes. You will need to complete this renewal membership application form with evidence of Continued Practitioner Education.

We look forward to receiving your application to renew your membership.

Please complete the following form in detail. Failure to do so may result in a delay in your application.