Modernization of the BC Health Regulatory Framework:

In April and November 2019, two important reports were published by the BC Ministry of Health to propose recommendations regarding the modernization of the professional health regulation system in BC. Today, the College of Dietitians of British Columbia (CDBC) welcomes the final report of the Steering Committee.

Three years in:

The BC Health Regulators is submitting a report on the achievements since signing the Declaration to Cultural Safety and Humility.


CDBC 2019-2020 Annual Report

Did you know that the CDBC isn’t an educational institution?

In BC, Dietitians and Nutritionists are not the same thing.

CDBC is currently operating a virtual office re: COVID-19.

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What is the CDBC?

The college of Dietitians of BC is dedicated to public protection.

We regulate and support Registered Dietitians for the enhancement of safe, ethical and competent nutrition services in diverse practice environments. The college is not an education institution and it does not provide dietitian services.


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Registered Dietitians

Renew between March 1 and  March 31

Submit your annual CCP before March 31

Complete your criminal record check and jurisprudence examination every 5 years

New Applicants

Apply if you have completed a Canadian
approved education program

Learn about the process for Internationally educated dietitians
Transfer registration from another province
Confirm requirements in order to return to practice
Register for the May or November Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination

News and Notifications

FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

FAQ: Modernization of BC’s Health Regulatory System

Q: What are the upcoming changes for BC’s health profession regulatory system? A: The BC Ministry of Health has announced a number of proposed changes to modernize and strengthen BC’s health regulatory system. Briefly, these include: a commitment to cultural safety...

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You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

You Asked About… Scope of Practice and Verbal Orders

Q: Can I take a verbal/telephone order? What are some considerations? You may be aware that the CDBC recommends limiting verbal orders to emergency or life-threatening situations only. This is because use of verbal orders increases the risk of misinterpretation and...

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