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Dysphagia Q&A

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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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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