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How Retired Credentialed Practitioners Can Exhibit Lifelong Commitment to Ethical Competency

Discover pathways for maintaining ethical competence after practice.

Member Price $24.00

Nonmember Price $54.00


Retired Member Price: $0

This webinar was presented live on May 2, 2023. The CPE associated with this event expires on December 31, 2025.

As pillars of our profession, retired Academy members serve as a trusted resource for friends, family, and colleagues. However, practitioners who have retired or are approaching retirement may still encounter ethical dilemmas after practice. This webinar will outline pathways for maintaining competence and describe how other retired nutrition and dietetics practitioners have successfully accomplished this endeavor. Earn ethics credit and strengthen your ethical foundation.

Planned with the Academy's Ethics Committee

CPE Level: 1
CPEU: 1 (valid until December 31, 2025)
Performance Indicators:

  • 1.1.1 Participates and documents engagement in professional development activities to maintain and enhance competence;
  • 3.1.1 Identifies strengths and opportunities for improvement in self and in others
  • 4.1.1 Demonstrates effective problem solving and professional judgment to address needs.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the costs and benefits of staying involved in the nutrition and dietetics profession during retirement.
  • Define ways to maintain competence as a retired practitioner.
  • List resources that support professional practice and personal development.


Mary Russell, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, retired from full time work in 2020. She is an adjunct assistant clinical professor at the Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine and Science, currently serving primarily as an advisor to the Nutrition department. Previously, she held positions as a medical science liaison for Baxter Healthcare, director of nutrition services at two academic medical centers, nutrition support and clinical dietitian, and medical technologist. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Marquette University and Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been an Academy member for 39 years and has held a variety of leadership and other positions in local, state, and national Academy units including the NC and IL affiliate and the Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG. She had the privilege of serving as Academy President in 2018-2019 and was honored with a Medallion Award in 2009.

Sandra A. Parker, RDN, FAND, has been an Academy member for 53 years. She retired from full time employment in 2009 and has continued to work either part time or as a consultant. Areas of specialty have included public health specific to diabetes prevention and self-management support. Sandy has served in many volunteer roles at the local, state, and national levels. Currently she is working on a history project for the 100th anniversary of the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sandy received the Academy Medallion Award in 2017.

Release Date: May 2, 2023


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