Dietitians Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Approval of minutes – Meeting of May 18, 2017
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Introduction and Overview of the Customer Service Division
      2. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      2. Statistics
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Statistics
    5. Compliance Division
      1. Update and discussion regarding Dietitians program activities
      2. Public Outreach – Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      3. Medical & Health Professions Section Update
      4. Update on Organizational calibration
    6. Executive Office
      1. Recent Developments
      2. Upcoming Strategic Planning Process
  6. Discussion and possible recommendations regarding proposed changes to the rules under 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 116, by amending existing rules under Subchapter A, §116.2; Subchapter C, §116.20; Subchapter D, §116.30; Subchapter E, §116.40 and §116.44; Subchapter F, §116.50; Subchapter I, §116.80 and §116.83; Subchapter J, §116.91; Subchapter K, §§116.100, 116.101, 116.103, 116.104, and 116.105; Subchapter L, §116.110; Subchapter M, §116.120; Subchapter N, §116.130, and Subchapter O, §116.142; and by repealing existing rules under Subchapter E, §116.41 and §116.43; Subchapter G, §§116.60, 116.61, 116.62, 116.63, 116.64, and 116.65; and Subchapter H, §116.70, related to the Dietitians program. The proposed rules implement House Bill 4007, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017); eliminate unnecessary and outdated provisions regarding preplanned professional experience programs and internships to reflect current industry practice; and make other clean-up changes. 
  7. G. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  8. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  9. Adjournment