Code of Conduct

 
 
 

Code of ethics/SCope of practice

My mission as a CNP, is the education of the individual in the principles of holistic health care and the principles of natural nutrition. In order to further the well-being of people and the healing of our planet. As a CNP, I have agreed to and am pleased to fulfill my passion by:

Maintaining an interest in the well-being of all human beings, regardless of colour, creed or nationality, and in the care of the planet; Respect the right of my client as an individual in all respects, as to personal tastes, morals, and social values; Be non-judgmental as to the life values and experiences of my clients; Treat my clients, under all circumstances, with due concern for the dignity of each individual. Respect the confidential nature of his/her relationship with the client and protect confidentiality of assessments and recorded documents;Guide and counsel my clients in the best way possible to achieve optimal health through natural nutrition, but always respecting the right and need for my client to make the final decision of the wellness plans; Teach the client to accept responsibility for their own health choices and actions; Provide professional services only in those areas in which I have competence and training; Recognize the need to work co-operatively with other disciplines, holistic or allopathic, to best serve my client's need, respecting the unique contribution of each discipline; Respect differences of opinion and exercise tact and diplomacy in interpersonal relationships; Resolve to improve and maintain my professional competence in the field of natural nutritional and holistic health care.

hannah smith wellness Principles

Acknowledgement that each person is biochemically distinct and has unique nutritional needs. Awareness of the meaning of holistic nutrition, the interrelationship of mind, body and spirit, and the importance of addressing these interactive factors which are unique to each individual. Promotion of whole, locally grown and organic foods; sustainable farming practices; and the necessity of living in a non-toxic environment. Understanding that prevention and self-responsibility are fundamental to any successful health care program. Recognition that supplementation is not a substitute for wholesome, nutritious foods but that it may be helpful in recommended form, dose and frequency.Respect for clients, their wellness goals, and for their personal tastes, morals, social, and life values. Acceptance of the unique contribution of other health care providers, and the need to work co-operatively with them regardless of their discipline, holistic or allopathic.

 

 

Client Statement/agreement

You the client on this website, and/or any subsequent visit, solely on your own behalf for the purpose of learning to optimize your health and wellness through nutritional, lifestyle and spiritual approaches/changes to your current routine. You fully understand that as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner that I am not a medical doctor, and I do not offer  medical diagnostic or treatment advice and/or procedures. If you have any health problems, conditions or disease, I  advise that you do not postpone or delay getting medical advice from a licensed doctor of medicine. You understand and agree that any services rendered by me (Certified Nutritional Practitioner) is not designed to  prevent or cure any disease, pain, deformity, injury or mental of physical condition of any kind.  You are here to learn how to do this for yourself. The services performed by a Certified Nutritional Practitioner is restricted to consultation on the subject of nutrition intended for building wellness and does not involve the diagnosing or treatment of disease and illness. The recommendations provided to you regarding nutrition, lifestyle and spiritual aspects are provided to you based on the information obtained from you during Assessments and Consultations and are based on both my professional experience and current research/best practices. You understand that these are recommendations provided for the purpose of helping you to design a health conscious and health supportive routine; if in the process you are helped with a particular illness/disease and related symptom(s) then this will be reason to celebrate your journey to your optimal health and wellness. You agree with and understand that the information you provide about yourself during Assessments and Consultations will not be shared with anyone beyond the services of Hannah Smith Wellness.

private practice Disclaimer

Hannah Smith CNP, NNCP, PTS is not a doctor but rather a CNP.  The health information contained herein is to share my knowledge and recipes.  Any information provided is not intended to treat or cure any disease, or to replace any discussions with a health care provider. You, the reader and/or client, are personally responsible for ensuring the safe application of anything described herein.