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Ethics in Nutrition & Dietetics

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Ethics in Nutrition & Dietetics is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE/CEU) course that addresses the ethics of practice in nutrition and dietetics with the latest Code of Ethics from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Ethical practice is a requirement and a duty of all health professionals. We are in a life and death business where mistakes or misjudgments can cause real harm, such as in the case of medical errors. Being an ethical practitioner is your responsibility. Some situations seem clear cut while others are murky and may lead to more than one approach. The practice and business of nutrition and dietetics grow and change but ethical practices remain paramount regardless. Potential situations arise that require a review of what the ethical solution(s) should be. This course includes real-life scenarios so you can utilize the profession’s Code of Ethics to identify these ethical issues and come up with solutions and ways to avoid unethical behaviors.

This course satisfies the requirement of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) that RDNs and DTRs complete a minimum of 1 CPEU of Continuing Professional Education in Ethics (Learning Need Code 1050) during each 5-year recertification cycle in order to recertify.

Course #11-23 | 2018 | 12 pages | 10 posttest questions


Dec 31, 2028


Dietetics / Dietitian CE





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Catherine Christie, PhD

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Professional Development Resources Ethics in Nutrition & Dietetics, Ethics for RDs, Ethics for RDNs, ethics CE, ethics CPEU, CDR ethics, online course

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