Presentation on theme: "Mandate: To make a recommendation to the PDEP Steering Committee on an Accreditation Model for dietetic education and practice Model Structure: Shall."— Presentation transcript:
Mandate: To make a recommendation to the PDEP Steering Committee on an Accreditation Model for dietetic education and practice Model Structure: Shall include: - Governance structure - Standards development -Staffing requirements -Financial requirements -Administrative policies Process: To review existing models of accreditation governance from programs appropriate for dietetic education, internship and practicum accreditation
Doug Cook, Executive Director & Registrar, College of Dietitians of Alberta Sandy Phillips, Undergraduate University Coordinator, Professional Practice (STAGE) School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal Michelle Hagglund, Executive Director & Registrar, College of Dietitians of Manitoba Winnipeg Marlene Wyatt, Director of Professional Affairs, Dietitians of Canada
Both Accreditation Governance Project and the Standards Development Project are at initial phase much needs to be done over the next few months
Representation from: Dietetic Education: Academics Integrated programs Practicum program Masters prepared program Regulatory (Canadian Alliance of Dietary Regulatory Bodies) Association (Dietitians of Canada) Public Member -from a health care professional education accreditation organization
Establishing and monitoring standards for the educational preparation of dietitian practitioners Recognize educational programs that meet these standards in Canada. Establish, evaluate, and administer standards, policies, and procedures for dietetic education accreditation, including eligibility for, granting of, periodic renewal of and withdrawal of accreditation.
Independent accreditation board under the umbrella of PDEP Board will be responsible for conducting the affairs of accreditation Ensure staffing support