ORS 691.405
Definitions for ORS 691.405 to 691.485

As used in ORS 691.405 (Definitions for ORS 691.405 to 691.485) to 691.485 (Board of Licensed Dietitians):


“Dietetics practice” means the integration and application of principles derived from the sciences of nutrition, biochemistry, food, management, physiology and behavioral and social sciences to achieve and maintain the health of people through:


Assessing the nutritional needs of clients;


Establishing priorities, goals and objectives that meet nutritional needs of clients;


Advising and assisting individuals or groups on appropriate nutritional intake by integrating information from a nutritional assessment with information on food and other sources of nutrients and meal preparation; and


Evaluating and making changes in food, diets and nutrition services, maintaining appropriate standards of nutritional quality in food and maintaining appropriate standards of nutrition services.


“Licensed dietitian” means a dietitian licensed as provided in ORS 691.435 (Licensing requirements). [1989 c.487 §1; 2001 c.900 §216; 2007 c.71 §225; 2009 c.595 §1108; 2009 c.828 §43; 2011 c.630 §4]


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