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ETHICS FOR THE REGISTERED DIETITIAN AND DTR: GETTING TO KNOW THE ACADEMY CODE OF ETHICS



(Now available On-Demand) All professional organizations have a code of ethics to uphold. For RDs and DTRs, we must hold ourselves accountable to the Academy's code of ethics as well as our personal ethics for our patients, clients and the public.

Recently, CDR, the licensing agency for RDs and DTRs made Ethics a requirement for each 5 year cycle. While we need this to meet our requirement, it is important to realize why we need to use ethics in our daily lives, especially when we are at work. Proper ethics helps guide us, as healthcare professionals, to provide the best health care to our patients as possible. In other words, go "above and beyond" and realize why we want to do this in the first place. Good ethics comes naturally for most. You are probably that person; however, how do you handle someone who is not ethical? This will be discussed in this webinar.

Upon successful completion of this 1 hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Know where to find the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Code of Ethics


  • Understand all the main points of ANDs Code of Ethics and the procedure which occurs if an RD or DTR is reported for breaking the code of ethics


  • How to apply the Code of Ethics to your workplace


  • Be familiar with the reporting procedure for any professional thought to be breaking his or her Code of Ethics


Webinar Date and Time:    Jun 27, 2013   (03:00 PM - 04:00 PM EST)

Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC):    1000, 1050

Target Audience: RDs, DTRs

Number of Credits: 1.0

Level(s): 1, 2

Total Cost: $14
Purchase CE credits to purchase this webinar. Your purchase entitles you to access the 'live' webinar on the scheduled date and time. You will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the webinar at the appropriate time. Keep in mind that you will always have access to the on-demand (recorded) webinar after the live session has taken place, and you'll be able to view it in its entirety. After purchasing the webinar, the 'Purchase Webinar' button below will change to the 'Access Webinar' button and give you access to the Course Details area where you will see the recorded webinar, the slides used during the presentation, the multiple choice exam, and the Certificate of Completion that is available once you have passed the exam. You may take the exam as often as necessary to achieve a passing grade.

About the Presenter: Barbara Truitt, RD, LD/N

Barbara Truitt, RD, LD/N earned her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Eastern Michigan University. She has held many positions with her local and state dietetic associations including being President twice at the local level. She was recognized as the Outstanding Dietitian, Emerging Leader also at the local and state level. Barbara is a contributor for the book "Life With Cheeseburgers," and was also a contributor for the publication "Food Folklore - Tales and Truths About What We Eat" written by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Barbara specializes in Eating Disorders and currently works in one of the largest hospitals in her county. She also manages a part-time practice on the side.



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