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Cultural Safety and Humility Q&A

Cultural Safety and Humility Q&A

Cultural safety is an outcome based on respectful engagement that recognizes and strives to address power imbalances inherent to health care relationships. It results in an environment free of racism and discrimination, where people feel safe and supported to access,...

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Equity Diversity and Inclusion Report

Equity Diversity and Inclusion Report

Over the past year, CDBC engaged HRx Technology Inc., an EDI consulting firm, to conduct an audit of CDBC practices. CDBC reached out to registrants through a survey during the Fall 2020, conducted focus groups with dietitians from various backgrounds and individual...

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Applying for RD(t) registration Q&A

Applying for RD(t) registration Q&A

Please note, the application for registration is meant to be filled and completed in order of the tabs presented. Do not jump or skip parts of the application as you may not be able to go back to the previous page. For example, if you jump to the payment page, you...

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Dysphagia Q&A

The Competencies for Dysphagia Assessment and Management in Dietetic Practice were first published in 2017 by the Alliance of Canadian Dietetic Regulatory Bodies. The 2019 version has been reviewed to add new performance indicators and practice illustrations to the...

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Cannabis Q&A

Cannabis Q&A

Here is a resource toolkit on Cannabis: Resource Kit on Cannabis BC Government. Public Safety. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/public-safety/cannabis BC Government. Get Cannabis Clarity. https://cannabis.gov.bc.ca/ BC Laws. Cannabis Control and Licensing...

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Diabetes Q&A

Diabetes Q&A

Yes, it is within dietitians’ scope of practice to provide and/or teach insulin dose adjustment (IDA). Dietitians must practice IDA within limits of their knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment, in compliance with CDBC Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, and...

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COVID-19 Update: BC’s Phased Immunization Plan

On January 22, the BC government provided a detailed update on the strategy for the province’s evidence-based COVID-19 Immunization Plan. The plan is focused on protecting those most at risk of severe disease and death, and eventually stopping the spread of COVID-19...

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a subcategory of psychotherapy. CBT can be defined as: “a process of teaching, coaching, and reinforcing positive behaviours. CBT helps people to identify cognitive patterns or thoughts and emotions that are linked with behaviours”...

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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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