Jurisprudence Handbook

Article Index

 Regulatory Tools

As college proclamation is imminent, this handbook refers to the Nova Scotia College of Dietitians and Nutritionists (NSCDN).

Regulatory tools provide direction and support practice. Standards, policies, and position statements direct practice and define the overall requirements and expectations related to dietetic practice. Guidelines are recommendations that support dietitians in their practice and in decision-making.  

Examples of regulatory tools are below.

Standards of Practice:

Position Statement:

Policy:

Guidelines