Recorded Symposium Session: Starting a Side Hustle: Opportunities and First Steps

Many dietitians are looking for opportunities to start a side hustle to make extra income outside of their traditional job. In today’s world, there are countless opportunities for dietitians to start a successful side hustle. In this session, Katie Dodd will cover over 50 side hustle ideas, along with information on the first steps you need to take before selecting and starting your own side hustle.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity, health care professionals will be better able to:

  1. Define what a side hustle is and how it differs from traditional employment.
  2. Describe different opportunities for dietitian side hustles.
  3. Identify important considerations before starting a side hustle. 
  4. Determine the steps needed to start a side hustle.

Additional Information

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Katie Dodd, MS, RDN, CSG, LD, FAND, is a geriatric dietitian, writer, speaker, consultant, mentor, and leader. She is a Board-Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition and Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She spent 13 years working as a home care dietitian for the VA before diving into entrepreneurship full time. 

Katie is the owner of Katie Dodd Nutrition, LLC, founder of The Geriatric Dietitian blog and High Calorie Recipes food blog, and the host of the Dietitian Side Hustle podcast. She is lives in Medford, OR, and is mom to Gavin and Emily.

The faculty and planners for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. An “ineligible company” includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products use by or on patients.

In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU). 

RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CDR


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