Struggling to find innovative ways to demonstrate the value of the RDN? Are you accountable for improving the quality of care at your institution? Do you find it challenging to optimally utilize the skills, talents, and experience of the variety of students and professionals? Is staff professional development and satisfaction difficult to improve and sustain?
Attendees learn how pre-professional students and interns working with credentialed food and nutrition professionals can engage in process improvement projects such as the Malnutrition Quality Improvement Initiative (MQii) to the benefit of all involved.
Planned with the Quality Management Committee
CPE Level: Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
- 4.1.1 Demonstrates effective problem solving and professional judgment to address needs.
- 4.2.3 Demonstrates insight concerning personal expertise and limitations.
- 7.4.6 Analyzes data to identify trends and improvements and to determine cost-effectiveness of nutrition-related clinical care, or to support the delivery of health, food and nutrition services.
- Describe how leaders can combine RDN expertise, quality improvement initiatives, and recognition and incentive programs to promote professional growth.
- Utilize the scope of practice and organizational and professional titles to successfully integrate novice to expert capabilities into productive, accountable quality improvement teams.
- Explain how identifying and prioritizing mission focused quality improvement projects can lead to benefits for the individual, their team, and the profession.
- Angela Lago
- Laura Gollins
- Melissa Molloy