The Standards of Practice (SOP) and Standards of Professional Performance (SOPP) can be used by credentialed dietetics practitioners to assess their individual performance needs. SOP in nutrition care for RDNs and DTRs describes competent levels of practice related to direct patient care.
As a part of the Scope of Practice, SOP and SOPP are tools for credentialed dietetics practitioners. They serve as guides for self-evaluation and to determine the education and skills needed to advance an individual's level of practice. Although not regulations, the standards may be used by regulatory agencies to determine competency for credentialed dietetics practitioners.
Focus Area Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance are tools used by credentialed dietetics practitioners for self assessment, professional development and advancement of practice. Learn more by reviewing articles from the Journal.