What is the difference between professional practice and development hours?

When reporting their practice hours to the College, some dietitians are confused about what counts as practice and what is professional development. Understanding the difference between practice and development hours is important because only practice hours count toward the 500 hours of practice in the past three years.

For more information, read Professional Practice vs Professional Development (Regulation Matters, 2019), and What counts as a practice hour? (Regulation Matters, 2021).