Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

2018 FAND Fall Workshop

Date: Sat. Sep 22, 2018 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Shaping the Future Together - Dietetics and Nutrition Practice in Florida


Upon completion of this workshop attendees will be able to:

  • Cite two future trends in the practice of nutrition and dietetics
  • Explain how these trends will impact future practice
  • State recent changes to the statutory and regulatory practice of dietetics and nutrition in Florida
  • Discuss current challenges to the Florida Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Act
  • Describe Medicare reimbursement for RDNs including diagnoses covered
  • Explain the process of submitting insurance claims including diagnosis codes
  • Identify Academy billing/insurance/reimbursement resources available to members
  • State additional billing considerations for RDNs working in facility settings
  • Describe the potential impact RDNs can make to MIPS (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System)
  • Describe the opportunity nutrition and dietetic practitioners have in the new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Discuss the importance of dietitian/nutritionist implementation of diet ordering
  • Delineate the steps to initiating diet order writing privileges in a facility
  • Name two changes cited for the future of dietetic/nutrition education
  • Discuss the implications of future education practice for both students and preceptors
  • Describe the Internal Revenue Service-required, Community Health Needs Assessment and
  • Implementation Strategy process and how it’s regulated
  • Identify ways registered dietitians can collaborate with not-for-profit healthcare systems and leverage
  • funding for community health improvement projects
  • Cite terminology and discussion points for approaching not-for-profit healthcare systems
  • Discuss how to prepare for a successful interview
  • Describe the role technology plays in securing your ideal position/internship/graduate school

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