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OREGON HEALTH LICENSING AGENCY,
BOARD OF LICENSED DIETITIANS

 

DIVISION 60

FEES

STANDARD OF PRACTICE AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

834-060-0000

Standards of Practice

The board adopts the following standards of practice to establish and maintain a high standard of integrity and dignity in the profession of dietetic practice pursuant to ORS 691.405(1). A licensee must:

(1) Use systematically reviewed scientific evidence in making food and nutrition practice decisions by integrating best available evidence with professional expertise and client values to improve outcomes;

(2) Use accurate and relevant data and information to perform nutrition assessment and identify nutrition-related problems;

(3) Determine a nutrition diagnosis to identify and label specific nutrition problem(s) for which the dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy;

(4) Utilize nutrition intervention to identify and implement appropriate actions designed with the intent of changing a nutrition-related behavior, risk factor, environmental condition or aspect of health status for an individual, target group, or the community at large;

(5) Monitor and evaluate indicators and outcomes data directly related to the nutrition diagnosis, goals and intervention strategies to determine the progress made in achieving desired outcomes of nutrition care and whether planned interventions should be continued or revised;

(6) Document and communicate the Nutrition Care Process in a timely manner;

(7) Apply appropriate standards of quality and safety in food and nutrition services; and

(8) Consider the health, safety, and welfare of the clients and public at all times.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 691.475, 691.485
Stats. Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479
Hist.: BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12

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Standards of Professional Conduct

The board adopts the following standards of professional conduct from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics, to protect the public from unprofessional conduct on the part of dietitians. A licensee must:

(1) Conduct herself or himself with honesty, integrity and fairness;

(2) Comply with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations concerning the practice of dietetics;

(3) Provide professional services with objectivity and with respect for the unique needs and values of individuals, avoiding discrimination and providing sufficient information to enable clients to make informed decisions;

(4) Not engage in false or misleading practices or communications and must remain free of conflict of interest; and

(5) Abide by the mandatory reporting obligations pursuant to ORS 676.150.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 691.475, 691.485
Stats. Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479
Hist.: BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12

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