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Did you know that all dietetic professionals must complete a Code of Ethics course?  Specific to nutrition and dietetics practitioners, and published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Commission on Dietetic Registration, this course explores guidance for professional practice and conduct.  Discover ethical expectations and to how to fulfill your commitment and obligation to the public, clients, the profession, colleagues, and all others to which you serve.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the Code of Ethics, its purpose, function and value.

  • Apply the four Code of Ethics principles and applicable standards into professional practice.

  • Assess the Code of Ethics to determine whether violations have occurred.

View the above video to help you complete the continuing education exam. ​Access the exam here.

Submit your exam answers online here

Get your certificate of completion (1 CPEU) instantly. A minimum 70% score is required. Unlimited retakes.

Learning Supplement (optional) includes:

  • ​Video Outline

  • References

  • Slide Deck 

Download ​here.

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This course satisfies the mandatory ethics requirement for re-certification cycles.

RDNs and NDTRs must complete a minimum of 1 CPEU of Continuing Professional Education in Ethics (Learning Need Code 1050) during each 5-year re-certification cycle in order to re-certify.
This course explores the latest Code of Ethics release, AND/CDR Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession.  View the original publication here.

More about this CDR approved/accepted course:

  • CPEU: 1

  • CDR Activity no.: 151762

  • View the CDR Practice Competency Spheres, Practice Competencies, and Performance Indicators (under Dietitain 360 Course Subject: Ethics) here.

  • CDR Self-Study Activity Type: 730 Video-Based

  • CDR Expiry: May 31, 2024

  • This course is intended for: RDN, NDTR & CDCES

  • Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE) Accepted
    To satisfy the requirement for renewal of certification by continuing education for the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education (CBDCE), continuing education activities must be applicable to diabetes and approved by a provider on the CBDCE List of Recognized Providers (view CBDCE 2023 Renewal of Certification by Continuing Education Handbook, page 14), such as the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dietitian 360 and Diabetes Educator 360 continuing education courses are approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

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