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Liability and Accident Insurance for Students

Professional Liability Insurance


All dietetic interns should consider our liability insurance program designed to provide you with important protection from lawsuits in which you may be named for Malpractice, Bodily Injury, Property Damage and Personal Injury. Practicum students may be eligible to have their liability insurance premium waived. Click here for policy details.

Students also have access to additional liability insurance products including:

  • Cyber Security & Privacy Liability
  • Legal Services Package
  • Legal Expense Insurance
  • 24 Hour Accident Insurance


Home & Auto Insurance


Dietitians of Canada has negotiated a group home and auto insurance program for members through Waterloo Insurance (a division of The Economical Insurance Group) and LMS PROLINK Ltd. You are eligible to save up to 60% on your premiums in addition to our special group discount. Click here for details.

Accident Insurance for Dietetic Interns and Practicum Placement Students

Dietitians of Canada now offers a new and enhanced Accident Insurance product for students during their studies and practicum placements.

This policy provides coverage in the event of an accident, regardless of when or where it takes place. Members are protected 24/7 and coverage is not restricted to specific operations, such as professional placement activities.

Insurance details

The coverage is being provided by BMS Canada Risk Services (BMS). Plans start at just $50/year and include the following:

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)– limits from $25,000 to $100,000
  • Permanent Total Disability – to AD&D policy limit
  • Repatriation - $5,000
  • Rehabilitation - $5,000
  • Fracture Benefit - $2,000
  • Dental Injury - $500
  • Accidental Medical - $5,000

To learn more about the insurance coverage and the different plans, please visit

How to apply

To apply, please fill out the application below and send it to A certificate of insurance will be issued upon receipt of payment.

Download the insurance form (members only).

If you have questions about the form or the product, please contact a BMS Broker at 1-844-200-7210 or
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