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  • FROM THE ACADEMYPeople & Events

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    Standards of ProfessionalPerformance Reaffirmed

    Dietetics Educators of Practitioners and

    ACADEMY CALENDAR

    2013 Food & NutritionConference & ExpoOctober 19-22, 2013Houston, TX

    Tell Us Your Issue . . .We care about the concerns ofAcademy members and want tohear from you. There are four easyways to submit your issues: E-mail issuesmgmt@eatright.org. Fax 312/899-4790. Phone 800/877-1600 ext 5000. Contact your delegate.You will receive immediateconfirmation that your message hasbeen received and action will betaken within 2 months. For moreinformation, visit the Academysmember home page and click onMember Issues or visitwww.eatright.org/issues.

    Deadline for submitting material forthe People and Events section is thefirst of the month, 3 months before thedate of the issue (eg, May 1 for theAugust issue). Publication of aneducational event is not anendorsement by the Academy of theevent or sponsor. Send material to:Ryan Lipscomb, Editor, Journal of theAcademy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago,IL 60606; journal@eatright.org; 312/899-0040, ext. 4829; or fax, 312/899-4790.

    American Dietetic Association Standards

    2013 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

    of Professional Performance for Regis-tered Dietitians (Generalist, Specialty/Advanced) inEducationofDietetics Prac-titioners, originally published in theJournal of the American Dietetic Associa-tion in April 2009, has been reaffirmed atthis timeand its reviewdatehasbeenex-tended until August 2015. The Nutritionand Dietetic Educators and PreceptorsDietetic Practice Group (DPG)will be uti-lizing the Academy of Nutrition and Di-etetics revised 2012 Standards of Prac-tice (SOP) and Standards of ProfessionalPerformance (SOPP) forRDs. Formore in-formationon the SOPandSOPP currentlybeing developed by Nutrition and Di-etetic Educators and Preceptors DPG,please contact Karen Hui, RD, LDN, man-ager ofQualityManagement at theAcad-emy at khui@eatright.org or SharonMcCauley, MS, MBA, RD, FADA, directorof Quality Management at the Academyat smccauley@eatright.org.

    EDUCATIONALOPPORTUNITIES

    E-Learning Module on Vitamin D

    The alarming increase in vitamin D in-sufficiency in the United States hasironically coincided with an increasingrecognition that vitamin D likely has abroader contribution to the protectionof health and prevention of diseasethan previously appreciated. This inter-active self-study session will put intoperspective the rapid decline in vitaminD status in the United States; the impli-cations of vitamin D insufficiency onskeletal, inflammatory, and metabolichealth among the population; andpractical guidelines for how to get vita-minD fromdiet, sun exposure, and sup-plements. Eligible for 1.5 hours of level2 CPE credit. Available for download at

    www.eatright.org/cpd/online.

    JOURNAL OF THE ACAD

    ERRATUM

    There was an error in the June 2013Journal article, Position of the Acad-emy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Ethicaland Legal Issues in Feeding and Hydra-tion (pp 828-833). In the author by-lines on page 833, the credential CNSCwas mistakenly omitted for DeniseBaird Schwartz. Her byline should belisted as Denise Baird Schwartz, MS,RD, FADA, CNSC.

    doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.05.026

    EMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS 985

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