Quality Assurance

Through participation in the Quality Assurance Program, the College:

  • Assists members to improve their individual competence;
  • Identifies members demonstrating a need for improvement in competence and provides support for enhancement;
  • Evaluates dietitians' participation in the Quality Assurance Program;
  • Identifies the issues affecting the practice of dietetics and quality of service; and
  • Evaluates the impact of Quality Assurance Program to ensure that it remains effective.

All members of the College, regardless of their employment status or area of practice are required to participate in the Quality Assurance Program.  Members practicing and/or residing out-of-province are also included.

Members who have signed a voluntary undertaking are exempt from participating in the Quality Assurance program.

Each component of the Program is anchored to the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice (ICDEP).

Cooperation with the College

The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, confers powers on the College for the purposes of the Quality Assurance Program to conduct practice assessments of dietitians to ensure continuing competence for public protection. Employers must cooperate with the College’s practice assessments of a Registered Dietitian. Refusal to cooperate is an offense. Furthermore, it is professional misconduct for a dietitian to fail to cooperate with the College during a practice assessment.

The Quality Assurance Regulation, 1991,  stipulates the components of the Quality Assurance Program, the College's responsibility in implementing the program, and members' responsibility in meeting the requirements of the program. 
 

SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING TOOL

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JURISPRUDENCE KNOWLEDGE & ASSESSMENT TOOL

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PEER and PRACTICE ASSESSMENT

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PRACTICING FEWER THAN 500 HOURS

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