Ethics 101 for the Nutrition and Dietetics Practitioner
ETHICS 101 FOR THE NUTRITION AND DIETETICS PRACTITIONER
All nutrition and dietetic practitioners are required to complete a minimum of one CPEU in ethics during each 5-year recertification cycle. In addition to being a required topic for continuing education, it is a topic that is frequently encountered in practice. From professional boundaries to end of life care to social media… the need for ethical decision making is everywhere. This course will provide a deep dive into ethics by definition, ethics terminology, ethics in dietetics, putting ethics into perspective, and will provide an overview of how to practically apply the information you learn. This course will also provide an overview of the new Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Practitioners which will be effective June 1, 2018. The goal of this course isn’t just to provide another course on ethics, but to provide you the tools to better your practice and contribution to the profession.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Understand ethics and common ethics terminology.


  • List common ethical issues encountered in the nutrition and dietetics practice.


  • Feel comfortable with ethical decision making.
Live Event Date: May 24, 2018
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1010, 1050, 1070, 7110
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 1.1.4, 1.1.6, 1.5.1, 1.5.4
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Katie Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD, FAND
Katie Dodd

Katie Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD, FAND, lives in Medford, OR and works at VA as a home care dietitian. Katie is the founder of The Geriatric Dietitian blog and is a Board Certified Specialist in Geriatric Nutrition. Katie is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is actively involved in leadership within the Healthy Aging Dietetic Practice Group and Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is mom to Gavin and Emily. In her spare time she enjoys cross fit, running, spending time with family, going to church, and blogging.

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