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Role of the College

The College of Dietitians of Alberta (CDA) is the regulatory body for the profession of dietetics in Alberta. Established under the Health Professions Act in 2002, the College regulates the practice of dietetics in the public interest by ensuring that regulated members have the proper education and training to provide professional, competent and ethical services. We are committed to the protection and safety of the public.

The College of Dietitians of Alberta office is located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages, and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The College recognizes September 30 as a day of Truth and Reconciliation.


Providing Dietetic Services Under COVID-19 Public Health Actions (amended 9/20/2021)

Providing Dietetic Services Under Eased Pandemic Restrictions (7/9/2021)

Information on Second dose for AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD recipients (6/3/2021)

UPDATE: Vaccine rollout expanding to front-line health-care workers (4/14/2021)

Template Letter for employers

Vaccine rollout expanding to front-line health-care workers (4/12/2021)

Alberta Health: COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A for Healthcare Practitioners (March 2021)

Ministerial Order regarding Dietitians performing nasopharyngeal swabs for the purpose of COVID-19 testing (amended 12/21/2020)

Continuing to Practice: Update on Providing Dietetic Services (12/11/2020)

Safely Returning to Practice: Information on Providing Dietetic Services (amended 5/26/2020)

Guidance on Urgent, Critical or Emergency Services (3/30/2020)

College Statement on Dietitians using Virtual, electronic communications (3/24/2020)

College Statement on Use of Personal Protective Equipment in relation to COVID-19 (3/23/2020)

Click here to view an Important Message from the Registrar on COVID-19 (3/18/2020)

For the Public

For the Public

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