Recent legislation amendments have created the authority for dietitians (among others) to perform diverse roles on a time limited basis as part of COVID-19 pandemic response:
- Contact tracing as authorized by the Disease Control Regulations accessed here..
- Specimen collection for COVID-19 testing with the proper organizational policy/procedures and employer provided training and support as authorized by the Laboratory Licensing Regulations accessed here. Saskatchewan Health Authority’s medical directive authorizing dietitians (among others) to do swabbing without a client specific order accessed .here
- Administer publicly funded influenza vaccinations and extend both COVID-19 and influenza vaccination administration by non-traditional immunizers to March 31, 2022. More information here. SHA Dec. 21, 2021 memo on Roles of Non-Traditional Immunizers at COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics accessed here.
SDA Decision Making Tool for New Aspects of Dietetic Practice accessed here.
SHA and Saskatchewan Health Regulators statement on Professional Accountability during the COVID-19 Response accessed here.
Speak to a Registered Dietitian at Eat Well Saskatchewan for free about your nutrition related questions. Call 1-833-966-5541 or email: email@example.com
Are you a school looking for nutrition resources? Check out the curriculum support materials (Health Grades 1-8, Phys Ed 6-7, Phys Ed 20-30, Health Sciences 20) developed by the Public Health Nutritionists of Saskatchewan Working Group resources here. French translations in progress.
Access the Renewal Instructions here, SDA CCP Program Member Workbook here and SMART goal video below. Two versions of self-assessment form are available- Word and PDF. For both versions, click to open the form and save the blank form to your computer. Open up the form saved to your computer and fill in the form and re-save to your hard drive. If you don’t follow these steps, it will save a blank copy. Use a learning log to track your CCP activities. Two examples- here and here.
In 2018 SDA celebrates 60 years as a regulated profession in Saskatchewan. Read about our history and the history of dietetics in Saskatchewan here.
Use our directory to find a dietitian in your area. The list is organized by the former regional health authority names and identifies if you can self-refer or need a referral from a physician or other health care provider. The list also includes contact information for dietitians in private practice who offer fee for service.
For more information on accessing private practice dietitians, including their specific areas of interest and links to their websites, click here.
Looking for a dietitian as a guest speaker for your conference or event? Check out our speakers bureau here.
There are usually two testing windows per year for the Canadian Dietetic Registration Exam:
May 2022 testing window: May 17/18 Nov 2022 testing window: Nov. 3/4
The regulatory bodies for the health professions in Saskatchewan have developed a resource for the public to help guide them when raising a concern about a regulated health professional in Saskatchewan. Click here to view a pdf version of this resource.