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Code of Ethics

The Academy and its Commission on Dietetic Registration believe it is in the best interest of the profession and the public it serves to have a Code of Ethics that guides professional practice and conduct.

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Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession

This Code provides general principles and specific ethical standards for the protection of the individuals, groups, organizations, communities, or populations with whom nutrition and dietetics practitioners work and interact.
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Ethics Complaints and Violations

The Academy/CDR Disciplinary and Ethics Complaints Policy for the Code of Ethics establishes a fair system to deal with complaints about members and credentialed practitioners from peers or the public.
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Professional Civility

An unprecedented ability to share information and perspectives brings exciting opportunities for practitioners. But with them come challenges, including reconciling social media best practices, principles of the code of ethics and professional courtesies and conduct.
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Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!