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Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

Managing Risk in Practice Q&A

The purpose of this Q&A is to serve as a resource for dietitians to identify sources of risks in their practice and understand how to navigate these situations. While it is not possible to eliminate all risks in dietetics, dietitians have a duty to protect clients...

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Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Enteral Nutrition Q&A

Visit the Restricted Activities section of the CDBC website for information on how to register and to determine which Restricted Activities you may need.Commercially prepared enteral nutrition (EN) formulations that do not meet the regulatory requirements for federal...

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Nutrigenomics Q&A

Nutrigenomics Q&A

Nutrigenomics is an area of nutrition science studying how genome-diet interactions influence individuals’ and populations’ response to food, disease susceptibility, and population health. Though the term technically refers to the influence nutrients have on genome...

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Consent Q&A

Consent Q&A

A: Refer to "Where's the Line?" Professional Boundaries in a Therapeutic Relationship, the College's Patient Relations Program. Page 6 reviews important steps to setting the stage for a therapeutic relationship, including consent to care guidelines. Consent should be...

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Virtual Practice Q&A

Virtual Practice Q&A

QA-10 Virtual Dietetic Practice Policy. Scroll down on the page to access the policy.These terms are not defined under the Health Professions Act, nor in the Dietetics Regulation in BC. When determining your requirement to register in other jurisdictions, it is...

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Record Keeping Q&A

Record Keeping Q&A

A: Providing specific, individualized nutrition advice without assessing the client is in violation of Principle 5 of the CDBC’s Code of Ethics which states, in part, that "A Registered Dietitian demonstrates respect, dignity and privacy at all times when interacting...

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Evidence Based Practice Q&A

Evidence Based Practice Q&A

The College of Dietitians of BC is mandated to “establish, monitor and enforce standards of practice to enhance the quality of practice and reduce incompetent, impaired or unethical practice amongst registrants…” (Health Professions Act, s. 16(2)(d)). CDBC Standard of...

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November 19, 2020 PHO New Orders and Restrictions

Effective November 19, 2020, new orders and restrictions were announced by the PHO, including orders about mask use. Non-medical masks must be worn by everyone in all shared indoor settings and workplaces, unless they are in a screened or private work area.  For...

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Update from November 16, 2020

On November 7, 2020, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) issued a new order for all individuals, places of work and businesses within the Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions to significantly reduce social interactions (except for the Central Coast...

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