Welcome to the College of Dietitians of British Columbia

The titles "Dietitian" and "Registered Dietitian" are protected by law.  Only qualified health professionals, who are registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, may use these titles and practice as Dietitians in BC.

The College of Dietitians of British Columbia was established on November 2, 2002 under the Health Professions Act through enactment of the Dietitians Regulation. College bylaws were approved by the provincial government on December 11, 2003 and on April 1, 2004 the College became the legal authority for the regulation of Dietitians in British Columbia.

Under the Health Professions Act, the mandate of the College of Dietitians of BC is to protect the BC public by regulating Dietitians to practice safely, ethically and competently. The College achieves this through fulfilling its Vision, Mission and Values Statements.

Registrants

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Employers & the Public

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There are four committees of the College of Dietitians of BC.  Each committee must consist of five (5) members appointed by the board.  Each committee must include at least two (2) appointed public representatives, at least one (1) of whom must be an appointed board member, one elected board member and two registrants.

The Inquiry Committee – manages the public risk associated with the practice and conduct of Registered Dietitians.

The Quality Assurance Committee – ensures, in the public’s interest, that Registered Dietitians are safe and competent to practice, and practicing to a high ethical and procedural standard.

The Registration Committee – ensures, in the public’s interest, that Registered Dietitians are qualified to practice.

The Discipline Committee – ensures public safety by conducting hearings on matters referred from the Board or Inquiry Committee.

The CDBC Board governs and administers the affairs of the College in accordance with the Health Professions Act the Dietitians Regulation and the CDBC Bylaws.

The Board consists of six elected registrants and appointed public representative board members. The term of office for an elected Board member is two years. Elected Board members may serve a maximum of three consecutive terms.

The Committees consist of at least five persons appointed by the Board and must include: at least two public representatives, with at least one of whom must be an appointed Board member, one elected Board member and two registrants. Committee members may serve a term of up to two years and are eligible for reappointment for a maximum of three consecutive terms.

 
"Acting in the Public Interest" Ombudsman Office, May 2003

 

CDBC Milestones and Board Chairs

 

Governance and Structure

 

CDBC Vision, Mission and Value Statements

  

Oath of Office Affirmation Form

  

Conflict of Interest/Confidentiality Declaration Form