Any single consultation or professional activity is incredibly complex and involves a number of different and varied strands of knowledge – from biological and social sciences to food and medicine, alongside communication and clinical decision-making skills. These are applied within professional and legal frameworks, boundaries and within organisational and social norms, standards and diversity. The integration of all these components in a systematic way is what differentiates between dietitians and other professionals who provide some nutrition services.
The BDA’s Model and Process for Nutrition and Dietetic Practice demonstrates how dietitians integrate knowledge and skills into evidence-based decision-making, and could be described as the cornerstone of dietetic practice.
On these pages, members can find the Model and Process, outcomes, records, digital practice, social media, innovation and much more information to support the dietetic workforce.