Regulation Matters

2020 - Issue 3 - December

As we move forward into a new year, I spent some time reflecting on the lessons learned through the two incredibly significant events of the year — the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial unrest in Canada and beyond. To avoid repeating tragic and painful histories, I feel that we must seize these opportunities to learn and improve. 

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Accessing personal health information electronically has become more prevalent recently, especially amid the pandemic. As a result, Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA), was significantly amended earlier this year to address the management of electronic health information. 

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In the past few months, we have all been faced with uncertainty and changes to our regular practice and work routines due to the COVID-19 pandemic making us all more susceptible to stress, anxiety, and emotional fatigue.. This article offers a few strategies that we hope will help.

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The College asked members for feedback from July 30-September 7, 2020 about our communications during the first wave of COVID-19. This article summarizes your feedback and how it will impact our communications in the future.

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Every year, the College’s random selection to verify compliance with liability insurance shows that dietitians have not complied with this professional obligation.

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The College has created a new Professional Practice Program, which is incorporating the Practice Advisory and Quality Assurance Programs under its umbrella

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In response to our communications survey last year, dietitians asked that we post a summary of resources we have offered each year, and we promised to do so. The list for 2020 is below. Take a look at the website updates and let us know what you think.

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In response to the pandemic, the College has deferred some Quality Assurance Program requirements to 2021.

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These are the highlights for the Council meeting which took place September 17-18, 2020: See the agenda and meeting documents here.

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Appointed to the Council of the College by decree of the Lieutenant Governor in Council of Ontario.

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The job of the Council is to govern the College and regulate the dietetic profession in Ontario in keeping with the statutory duty and objects set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991. We wish to thank Diana Balicsak, RD, and public appointees Shelagh Kerr and Marie Louise Chartrand for the dedication, wisdom, and knowledge they brought to College work. We wish them well in their endeavours.

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Using the title dietitian in Ontario is prohibited under the Dietetics Act, 1991, unless a person is a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario. In this article, you will see the names of new members and of members who retired, resigned, or who were suspended between August 13 to December 10, 2020

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