Or. Admin. R. 834-020-0000 - Definitions

(1) "Board: means the Board of Licensed Dietitians.
(2) "CDR" means the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
(3) "CEU" means a continuing education unit and the numerical value determined by the board to be earned by a renewal applicant by attending a specified training course. The terms "continuing education credit" and "continuing education unit" are synonymous and may be used interchangeably.
(4) "Continuing Education (CE)" means post-licensure education in maintaining and improving knowledge and skills in dietetics practice as defined in ORS 691.405(1) and education in cultural competency required under House Bill 2011 (2019).
(5) "Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)" means an evidence-based application of the Nutrition Care Process focused on prevention, delay or management of diseases and conditions, and involves an in-depth assessment, periodic re-assessment and intervention.
(6) "Nutrition Care Process (NCP)" means a systematic problem-solving method that dietitians use to critically think and make decisions when providing medical nutrition therapy or to address nutrition related problems and provide safe, effective, high quality nutrition care.
(7) "Office" means the Health Licensing Office.
(8) "Official Transcript" means an original document that has been certified by an accredited college or university and indicates hours and types of course work, examinations and scores that the student has completed. It must be submitted by a college or university by mail or courier to the Office in a sealed envelope on behalf of the applicant.
(9) "OHA" means the Oregon Health Authority.


Or. Admin. R. 834-020-0000
BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12; BELD 1-2016, f. 2-17-16, cert. ef. 3/1/2016; BELD 1-2020, amend filed 12/10/2020, effective 1/1/2021

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 691.475, 691.485 & 2019 House Bill 2011

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479 & 2019 House Bill 2011

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