About NSDA

NSDA effectively regulates dietetic practice in the interest of Nova Scotians.


We are an innovative, trusted, and effective regulator that models collaborative leadership to create a culture of excellence which embraces and supports a dynamic scope of practice and the professional expertise of dietitians and nutritionists in their fields of practice.

Strategic Goal Statements

  1. Regulation of Scope of Practice: To ensure the public receives safe and ethical care from competent registered dietitians and nutritionists.
  2. Effective Governance: To operate as an effective hybrid model of governance.
  3. Risk Management: An enterprise risk management system will be in place.
  4. Communications and Marketing: Stakeholders are informed about the regulation of dietitians and nutritionists.