NSDA Update Fall 2018

Jurisprudence e-Learning Module 

Did you register as a new registrant with NSDA between December 2017 and November 2018?  

Did you pass the November 2017 or May 2018 sitting of the Canadian Dietetic Registration Exam (CDRE)?

If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, you are due to complete the Jurisprudence e-Learning Module by March 31, 2019.  Check your email inbox for or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for instructions. Temporary members who pass the November 2018 sitting of the CDRE are due to complete the Module by March 31, 2020.

The Jurisprudence Handbook is now posted on the NSDA website -- it is a duplication of the content found within the Jurisprudence e-Learning Module.  

The Jurisprudence e-Learning Module is a mandatory component of the Continuing Competency Program. The Module supports dietitians to maintain a current understanding of the regulatory, provincial and federal requirements related to dietetic practice in Canada. The Module provides dietitians with information related to legislation, standards and guidelines that govern dietitians’ conduct, in particular the Professional Dietitians Act, provincial legislation, standards of practice, code of ethics related to dietetic practice in Nova Scotia. It is an open-book series of quizzes. The sources for answers to the Module’s quiz questions are found within the Module or referenced within the Module. See Policy 5.3 for more information.