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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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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

1. 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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