Continuing Competence Program

Continuing Competence Program (CCP) Requirements
NBAD’s mandate is public protection and to ensure the population receives the very best level of practice from Registered Dietitians. The CCP is based on the NBAD Act, Regulations, By-Laws and Code of Ethics as well as the Standards of Practice and Essential Competencies for Dietetic Practice adapted with the Integrated Competencies for Dietetic Education and Practice (ICDEP). Active and Temporary members of NBAD need to maintain a learning portfolio as documentation of their commitment to lifelong learning and improving competence as a healthcare professionals.

Please consult our additional resources:
CCP Frequently Asked Questions
Guide to Writing SMART Learning Goals
Learning Activity Examples
Supporting Document Examples
CCP Annual Timelines Calendar


CCP – Year 2019

The 2019 CCP Member Workbook was sent out by email to members on October 31, 2018. Members will be required to use this workbook for their 2019 continuing education (April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020).

2019 CCP Member Workbook


CCP Audit – Year 2019

Member selected for audit will be notified by email on April 1, 2020. They will be required to submit a copy of their 2019 CCP submission and supporting documents by mail to the NBAD Office. Instructions will be provided in the email.


CCP – Year 2020

The 2020 CCP Member Workbook was sent out by email to members on October 31, 2019. Members will be required to use this workbook for their 2020 continuing education (April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021).

October 31, 2019 – Message to members
2020 CCP Member Workbook


Retention of Supporting Documentation
NBAD may request to review a member’s supporting documentation at any time. Members must keep these documents for a minimum of five years and are responsible for the retention of their documentation.