Dietitians Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
DIETITIANS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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  • A. Call to Order
  • B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  • C. Training for Advisory Board Members
    • 1. Open Meetings Act
    • 2. Public Information Act
    • 3. Administrative Procedure Act
  • D. Approval of Minutes – May 3, 2018 Meeting
  • E. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Advisory Board Support Staff**
  • F. 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. Statistics
    • 4. Education and Examination Division
      • a. Statistics
    • 5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      • a. Update and discussion regarding Dietitians program activities
      • b. Medical & Health Professions Section Update (ask RPM if one item)
    • 6. Executive Office
      • a. Personnel Updates
      • b. Update from the 86th Legislature, Regular Session 2019
      • c. Communication Outreach Statistics
      • d. Sunset Review Process
  • G. Workgroup Reports and Recommendations:
    • 1. Telehealth Workgroup – Update on the discussion of telehealth as it relates to the Dietitians program and the development of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and responses.
    • 2. Licensing Workgroup – Update and recommendations regarding the development of draft proposed rules to streamline the license application and renewal processes; update the experience requirements; remove the jurisprudence exam requirement at renewal; revise and clean up the continuing education requirements; update the license fitness requirements; remove the license registry information from the rules; update the advertising rule requirements; and to make other restructuring and clean-up changes
  • H. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  • I. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  • J. Adjournment