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2/23/2018 12:50:30 PM
Regulatory Mandate The Regulated Health Professions Act sets out the objects listed below, which define the College mandate as regulating and governing the practice of Registered
of Ontario. Objects and Duty of the College (RHPA 1991, Chap. 18, Sched...
2/21/2018 11:55:48 AM
Nutrition Information The College does not give nutrition information or diet advice. Its mandate is regulating the profession of dietetics in Ontario in the interest of the public. For nutrition information or advice from a Registered Dietitian, consult:
Patient Relations Program Report
1/19/2015 4:14:37 PM
premier Wynn initiatives for raising awareness of sexual abuse and harassment As part of Premier Wynne's initiatives to raise awareness of sexual abuse and harassment, enhance prevention of sexual discrimination, harassment and violence and improve support for victims, ...
Writing a Mandatory Report
3/15/2018 3:43:36 PM
Writing a Mandatory Report A report should either be made or confirmed in writing. Here are some key elements for writing a report: Provide a summary of the concern. Be clear about the concern. Do not make the reader guess, particularly if the matter is ...
2/21/2018 4:04:38 PM
Liability Insurance Liability insurance is mandatory for Registered
who are practising dietetics in Ontario (see College Definition of Practising Dietetics ). College members who work outside of dietetics are not required to hold liability insurance. RDs who...
Responsibility and Accountability
2/22/2018 3:07:56 PM
ResponsIbility and Accountability The College is accountable to the public to fulfill its public protection duty. This is effectively done through accountabilities to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care ensuring that: legal processes and proceedin...
2/27/2018 10:03:04 AM
Consent RDs have a legal and professional responsibility to obtain consent when practicing dietetics. The fundamental principles and laws about consent are all based on respect for a client's right to make informed decisions about their care. Clients have a right: ...
2/27/2018 10:04:00 AM
Interprofessional Collaboration Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) is the provision of comprehensive health services to clients by multiple health caregivers working collaboratively to deliver quality health care. IPC is a synergetic process of communication and decisio...
2/27/2018 10:04:33 AM
Private Practice RDs can choose from several models of private practice including independent practice, partnerships, incorporation or consulting services. They can also set up a full or part-time private practice, or simply see one or two clients. No matter what mod...
Legal and Professional Standards
2/23/2018 1:09:20 PM
legal and professional Standards In Ontario, the profession of dietetics is regulated by law. The law requires the College to regulate the profession to ensure that RDs meet legal and professional standards for safe, ethical and quality health care. Legislation There...
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