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Dietitians Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  • A. Call to Order
  • B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  • C. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of February 27, 2018
  • D. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  • E. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    • 1. Licensing Division
      • a. Current Projects
      • b. Statistics
    • 2. Customer Service Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 3. Enforcement Division
      • a. Highlights of Selected Cases
      • b. Statistics on Cases and Penalties
    • 4. Education and Examination Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      • a. Update and discussion regarding Dietitians program activities
      • b. Public Outreach – Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      • c. Medical & Health Professions Section Update
    • 6. Executive Office
      • a. Recent Developments
      • b. Strategic Planning Process and Overview
  • F. 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 The proposed rules implement House Bill 4007, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017); eliminate unnecessary and outdated provisions regarding preplanned professional experience programs and internships to reflect current industry practice; and make other clean-up changes. This agenda item includes discussion of the public comments received on the proposed rules.
  • G. Discussion of telehealth and telemedicine issues for the Dietitians program and possible referral to a workgroup
  • H. Discussion of statute, rule and process for licensing out of state applications
  • I. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  • J. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  • K. Adjournment