Regulatory Documents

The Health Professions Act  governs the practice of regulated health professions, sets out standard processes for colleges for registration, continuing competence, complaints and discipline and establishes a board that advises the Minister of Health.

The Registered Dietitians and Registered Nutritionists Profession Regulation regulates the dietetic profession under the Health Professions Act.

The Code of Ethics is a set of principles of professional conduct which establishes the ethical expectations that Registered Dietitians and Registered Nutritionists are required to adhere to in their professional practice.

The Standards of Practice and Essential Competencies for Dietetic Practice describes the minimum standards that must be met by all Registered Dietitians and Registered Nutritionists practicing in Alberta.

The Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice defines the entry-to-practice standard for Registered Dietitians in Canada implemented through education programs and the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination.