What is the CANNP
What is the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP)?
The Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP) has established six Standards of Practice for Natural Nutritionists. These standards cover various aspects of practice, such as accountability, communication, applying research, direct client care, community and population health, and compliance with laws and regulations. Each standard has a set of indicators that provide specific guidance for Natural Nutritional Clinical Practitioners (NNCP) on how to achieve the standard.
In summary, the CANNP has set out clear guidelines for NNCP's to provide competent, safe, ethical, and professional practice. These guidelines cover a wide range of areas, including client care, community health, and compliance with laws and regulations. The standards are accompanied by specific indicators that provide guidance on how to meet each standard.
Overall, the CANNP's Standards of Practice provide a framework for Natural Nutritionists to operate within, ensuring that their practice is competent, safe, ethical, and professional. The standards cover a broad range of areas and are accompanied by specific indicators to help Natural Nutritionists meet them.
What is a Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner (NNCP) ?
Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioners (NNCPs) are highly trained professionals who have earned certification from one of the top nutritional schools in the country. They adhere to a Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics and meet high standards in their practice. Overall, working with an NNCP can provide clients with high-quality nutritional advice, a holistic approach to health and wellness, up-to-date knowledge, education and empowerment, and the reassurance of being part of a professional community.
BENEFITS OF WORKING WITH A NNCP
1. High-Quality Nutritional Advice
NNCPs have a deep understanding of how different nutrients affect the body and can provide personalized nutrition advice to help clients achieve their health goals.
2. Holistic Approach
NNCPs take a holistic approach to health and wellness, considering factors such as lifestyle, stress levels, and emotional well-being when creating a nutrition plan.
3. Up-to-Date Knowledge
NNCPs are committed to ongoing education and complete a minimum of 30 upgrading hours annually to stay up-to-date on the latest research and nutritional trends.
4. Education and Empowerment
NNCPs work with clients to educate them about good health choices and empower them to take control of their own health.
5. Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners Membership
NNCPs are members in good standing with the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners, which means they are part of a professional community and adhere to high ethical standards.