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Practice Blog

The Practice Blog is for dietitians and by dietitians!  Our members from across the country share their diverse experiences. 


What the Practice Blog can do for you:

  • Help you create connections through shared experiences and storytelling.
  • Engage you in issues that impact your practice.
  • Encourage participation from other dietitians because of your comments and through social media sharing.
  • Inspire you and increase your profile by promoting the diversity of our profession’s roles, responsibilities and experiences.
The Practice Blog is a reflection of you – your stories and your practice experiences. Check out the Writing Guidelines  for ideas on the type of content that you can share.  Have questions or would like to share a story? Contact practiceblog@dietitians.ca

Disclaimer: The opinions of the bloggers are their own. Dietitians of Canada encourages submissions and provides publishing support but does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Please contact the writer directly for concerns or questions about the content.
(Part 2) Campus Quarantine: How I’m Coping with COVID-19 as a Student Nov 20, 2020 Author: Jordyn Grantham In part 2, Jordyn talks about starting the new school year fully remote - what's working and what remains a challenge. (Part 1) Campus Quarantine: How I’m Coping with COVID-19 as a Student Nov 19, 2020 Author: Jordyn Grantham In part 1, Jordyn reflects on the transition from in-school learning to remote at the start of the pandemic. In memoriam - Remembering Judith Blake, trailblazer, community builder and mentor Oct 19, 2020 Author: Cecily Alexander June 23, 1938 - March 9 2019. Cecily Alexander's reflects on Judith Blake's remarkable career, both as a difference maker in dietetics and mentor to dietitians of colour. Making David Suzuki Lunch (Behind the Scenes) Sep 30, 2020 Author: Emily Ho with Nicole Fetterly Nicole shares what made this experience “a career highlight,” and provides an honest look at media work. Interprofessional Collaboration Between Dietetics and Dental Hygiene: Starting with Students Sep 23, 2020 Author: Emily Ho with Jacqueline Guo A nutrition student and dental hygiene student team up to help revamp the nutrition curriculum in the UBC Dental Hygiene program. What are Dietitians Doing During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Jun 17, 2020 Author: Lindsay Chan, MPH (c) We’ve gathered some personal stories from dietitians across Canada on how they are adapting to the ever-changing environment by upskilling, redeploying, and providing support to manage the surge of new cases and relieve the stress of worried Canadians. Dietetic Diversity: From Mentorship to Practice Apr 20, 2020 Author: Gurneet Kaur Dhami & Vincci Tsui An exploration of why racial and ethnic diversity is necessary in the field of dietetics, how Canadian dietetics discusses diversity, and the role mentorship can play in supporting up-and-coming professionals. From Apprehension to Confidence: A Student’s Experience with Interprofessional Education and Collaboration Dec 04, 2019 Author: Qianxi Tang The challenges and rewards of interprofessional collaboration as a student. Spearheading Nutrition Month 2019: What happened at the Hospital for Sick Children Jun 10, 2019 Author: Julia Celestini and Curtis D’Hollander How two dietetic interns celebrated Nutrition Month at Sick Kids Hospital. A Day in the Life of a Home Care Dietitian Apr 03, 2019 Author: Lynsey Mossop Learn more about the daily roles and responsibilities of a dietitian working in home care.
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