Guiding Principles

The Guiding Principles of Dietitians in Nutrition Support (DNS) are outlined in our Guiding Principles document. 

Academy Vision
A world where all people thrive through the transformative power of food and nutrition

DNS Vision
Optimize the health of individuals who require nutrition support therapy

Academy Mission
Accelerate improvements in global health and well-being through food and nutrition

DNS Mission
To equip members with tools and resources needed to optimize clinical outcomes for individuals receiving nutrition support therapy

DNS Values
Integrity - Act ethically with accountability for lifelong learning and commitment to excellence

Innovation - Embrace change with creativity and strategic thinking
Social Responsibility – Act and make decisions with consideration for diversity and inclusivity as well as environmental, economic and social factors impacting patients and clients we serve

DNS Strategic Goals

  • Equip DNS members with tools to optimize clinical outcomes for diverse patient and client populations.
  • Position DNS members to achieve professional success as trusted nutrition support leaders

Revised 1/2022


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