Academy Scope of Practice for RDs and DTRs: A Tool for Determining Competence and Advancing Practice


Presentation Information:

Monday, March 18, 2013

5-8 pm

CPE’s requested- 2 hours (1.5 hours PPT presentation; 30 minutes question and answer session)

CPE level- 2

Program Provider:

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, OH 45229

Program Chair:

Letitia Hess, MS RD LD; Senior Clinical Director

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Division of Nutrition Therapy

Program Coordinator

Tanya Kelley



Sharon McCauley, MS MBA RD LDN FADA

Director, Quality Management

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Target Audience:

Registered Dietitians and Diet Technicians Registered


Come learn about the Academy’s new Comprehensive Scope of Practice Resources for RDs and DTRs released in March 2013. See tools used by RDs and DTRs for self-assessment in determining scope of practice and education, skills, and competence needed to advance practice. Use these tools to build tomorrow’s leaders and advance the profession of nutrition and dietetics.

Learning objectives:

  1. Describe the purpose of each component of the Comprehensive Scope of Practice Resource for the RD and Comprehensive Scope of Practice Resource for the DTR.
  2. Utilize the scope of practice documents for self-assessment to determine competence and how to advance practice.
  3. Utilize the online interactive Scope of Practice Decision Tool to determine an RD’s or DTR’s individual scope of practice.

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Event Details


Monday, March 18, 2013 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center