Or. Admin. R. 834-060-0000 - Standards of Practice

The board adopts the following standards of practice to establish and maintain a high standard of integrity and dignity in the profession of dietetic practice pursuant to ORS 691.405(1). A licensee must:

(1) Use systematically reviewed scientific evidence in making food and nutrition practice decisions by integrating best available evidence with professional expertise and client values to improve outcomes;
(2) Use accurate and relevant data and information to perform nutrition assessment and identify nutrition-related problems;
(3) Determine a nutrition diagnosis to identify and label specific nutrition problem(s) for which the dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy;
(4) Utilize nutrition intervention to identify and implement appropriate actions designed with the intent of changing a nutrition-related behavior, risk factor, environmental condition or aspect of health status for an individual, target group, or the community at large;
(5) Monitor and evaluate indicators and outcomes data directly related to the nutrition diagnosis, goals and intervention strategies to determine the progress made in achieving desired outcomes of nutrition care and whether planned interventions should be continued or revised;
(6) Document and communicate the Nutrition Care Process in a timely manner;
(7) Apply appropriate standards of quality and safety in food and nutrition services; and
(8) Consider the health, safety, and welfare of the clients and public at all times.


Or. Admin. R. 834-060-0000
BELD 2-2012, f. 8-16-12, cert. ef. 8-17-12

Stat. Auth.: ORS 691.475, 691.485

Stats. Implemented: ORS 691.435, 691.445, 691.475, 691.477, 691.479

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