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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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New e-Learning Self-Study Available

The self-study Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework, Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance: An Overview and Its Components explains the vital importance of the Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework in the professional development and performance of RDs and DTRs.

The Scope is a fluid, interactive, personalized structure providing shape and direction to the integral components that guide and evolve the profession of dietetics. It gives formation and organization to all the tools that together describe the full range of safe, sanctioned and professional dietetics practice.

CPEU hours: 1.5
Level: 1
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 1010, 7100, 7160


  • Define the Scope of Dietetics Practice Framework (SDPF) and its purpose.
  • Identify the three building blocks of the SDPF and their components.
  • Differentiate legal scope of practice from individual scope of practice.
  • Define the purpose(s) of both the Standards of Practice (SOP) in Nutrition Care and Standards of Professional Performance (SOPP) for RDs and DTRs.
  • Illustrate how the SOP, SOPP and the ADA/CDR Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics and Process for Consideration of Ethics Issues are used to ensure individual practitioner competency and professional conduct.
  • Describe the use of the structured process for RDs and DTRs to determine if an activity or service is within the practitioner’s individual and legal scope of practice.

Purchase the interactive e-learning module. After purchase, members will have access to the e-learning module for 30 days.

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