Visioning Process

The Council on Future Practice utilizes its visioning process to help define a preferred future for the profession of nutrition and dietetics. All Academy organizational units and members play a vital role in helping to shape the future by providing input into the priority areas, change drivers and trends identified by the Council. Academy members and credentialed dietetics practitioners are invited to provide their input into the Council on Future Practice's Visioning Process:

Change Driver Briefs

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Council on Future Practice has created a series of briefs describing change drivers that will affect the future of the profession. These briefs are intended to familiarize readers with this specific change driver and its implications for the profession, so that readers can share this knowledge with their organizations. Below is the first brief of the series.

Navigating Future Practice: VUCA

Image of Navigating Future of Practice Brief The concept of VUCA describes environments characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. This increasingly relevant term was coined by the United States military, and the concept is widely used within business, education and other sectors to promote resilient, adaptable leadership in a changing world. The realities of a VUCA world have many implications for future dietetics practice, and understanding them will prepare registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and nutrition and dietetic technicians, registered (NDTRs) to thrive in practice.

Resources and Past Visioning Reports