An ethics opinion reflects the interpretation or application of the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics by the Ethics Committee in response to a specific ethics issue or situation facing dietetics professionals in practice. These opinions will be available to members and credentialed practitioners to serve as an educational guide for their conduct.
The Committee may issue opinions on ethics issues under the Code on its own initiative or in response to a member's or credentialed practitioner's request. These opinions will be available to members and credentialed practitioners to guide their conduct and to the public. Situations may be factual or hypothetical, but no names will be disclosed.