Symposium Session: Social Media in Dietetics Practice: Ethical and Legal Considerations

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1020, 1050, 1090, 7110; Level 2  

The growth and prevalent use of social media provides the perfect avenue to share our nutrition expertise with consumers but poses unique challenges of the legal and ethical behavior of students, educators, and practitioners in dietetics. Learn how to identify the appropriate application of federal regulations and the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics to avoid compromising your current and future professional career.

Learning Objectives

After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Describe key issues related to social media in society and for the profession.
  2. Apply general guidelines for using social media in both personal and professional practice situations.
  3. Reduce potential legal and ethical problems when utilizing social media in personal and professional situations.
Course summary
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  • 1.50 CDR
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Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD, FAND

Nutrition Communications Consultant in Dallas, TX.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 CDR


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