|(1000) Professional skills
(1010) Career planning, job search, goal setting
(1020) Computer, electronic technology
(1070) Leadership, critical and strategic thinking
(1110) Risk taking
(7000) Business and Management
(7010) Business plan development
(7030) Contract management
(7070) Entrepreneurship, private practice
(7080) Financial management
(7130) Managed care
(7170) Reimbursement, coverage
(7180) Strategic planning
|1.1.4 Practices with honesty, integrity, transparency and fairness.
1.1.7 Communicates professional title and credentials appropriately.
1.1.8 Adheres to the Standards of Professional Performance for RDNs.
1.2 Works within personal and professional limitations and abilities.
1.2.1 Identifies and takes the appropriate steps to maintain and enhance competence.
1.2.2 Identifies the knowledge and skills required to provide the service.
1.2.3 Refers customer to the appropriate professional and/or service provider when needs are beyond personal or professional scope of practice.
1.2.4 Seeks timely and appropriate advice and guidance to provide optimal service.
1.2.5 Identifies a need, and seeks additional resources when needed.
1.2.6 Anticipates and manages potential outcomes of own actions or the actions of others.
1.3.1 Applies strategies that engage the customer in a collaborative approach.
1.3.4 Communicates the risks; benefits; disadvantages; alternatives; and cost of the proposed treatment plan, contract, and statement of terms or scope of work and confirms customer understanding.
1.3.5 Identifies and respects economic and socio-cultural factors when determining the goals and wants of the customer.
1.4.5 Supports others in meeting theirprofessional obligations to maintainconfidentiality and privacy of personalinformation.
1.6 Responsibly applies the principles offinancial stewardship and/ormanagement.
1.6.3 Ensures plans for projects meet budgetary requirements.
1.6.4 Takes into consideration theCompetencies and Performance Indicatorseconomical status of the customer whenmaking recommendations and ensuringoptimal care.
1.6.5 Advocates for financial support for customers to sustain a nutrition and treatment plan.
2.1 Utilizes appropriate communicationmethods and skills to meet the needs ofvarious audiences.
2.2 Collaborates with others to achieve common goals and to optimize delivery of services.
2.2.1 Identifies the need for and negotiates common ground with customers, interprofessional team members, and other stakeholders.
2.2.3 Identifies opportunities for sharedbenefit and/or vision.
2.3.2 Incorporates team members’ knowledge, expertise and personal skills into team processes.
2.3.3 Models behaviors that maximize group participation by consulting, listening and communicating clearly.
2.3.4 Promotes a friendly, cooperative environment that is conducive to employees’ sense of belonging.
2.3.5 Facilitates an understanding and appreciation of the differences among team members and how they each contribute to the team.
3.1 Demonstrates and applies leadership skills.
3.1.1 Identifies strengths and opportunities for improvement in himself/herself and in others.
3.1.3 Takes initiative to facilitate change.
3.1.6 Takes an active role in sharing information and knowledge
3.1.7 Participates in the development of the strategic plan, mission and vision.
3.2 Advocates and challenges others to take action to advance the profession.
3.2.1 Advocates for, and participates in, activities that support advancement of the industry.
3.2.2 Participates in professional and personal development activities for career growth and skill enhancement.
3.2.3 Pursues and embraces opportunities to advance practice.
3.2.4 Encourages others to engage in personal and professional development activities for career growth and skill enhancement.
3.3.4 Engages in active discussions with others to establish a method to best meet and serve the needs of the customer and the population.
4.1 Demonstrates sound professional judgment and strategic thinking in practice.
4.1.1 Demonstrates effective problem solving and professional judgment to address a need.
4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidence- based research and literature in decision-making.
4.1.4 Demonstrates effective, appropriate and timely consultation with experts and others.
4.1.5 Recognizes situations where services provided to a customer should be adjusted, limited, modified or discontinued.
4.2 Reflects, integrates and evaluates using critical thinking when faced with problems, issues and challenges.
4.2.1 Identifies potential or real problems, issues or challenges.
4.2.7 Integrates relevant information with previous learning, experience, professional knowledge, and current practice models.
4.2.8 Identifies and implements a plan to address the problem, issue or challenge.
4.2.9 Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan and identifies what to do differently next time.
5.1. Acquires knowledge of technology systems consistent with role and responsibilities.
5.1.1 Demonstrates proficient use of technical operating systems and software to communicate, disseminate information, collect, track, retrieve data, and create documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
5.1.2 Applies understanding of informatics terminology and input and output devices.
5.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of system interfaces used in the delivery of services.
5.2.4 Determines the workflow and resource needs for clinical information system implementation, maintenance and upgrades.
5.3 Demonstrates ethical and professional behavior when using technology.
5.4 Demonstrates the ability to store and retrieve data using the International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology (IDNT) and other standardized languages.
5.4.1 Complies with IDNT terminology when documenting customer information in electronic databases.
5.4.2 Uses standardized terminology to describe nutrition assessment data, nutrition diagnoses, nutrition interventions and nutrition monitoring and evaluation.
6.1.1 Recognizes and identifies systems errors and risk reduction measures.
6.1.3 Establishes goals for improving quality of services provided.
6.1.6 Develops and implements strategies, techniques and tools for process improvement in consultation with others.
6.1.7 Evaluates, documents and communicates quality improvement outcomes.
6.1.8 Monitors quality of own work and engages in continuing education and professional development to enhance practice knowledge.
7.1.6 Coordinates the implementation of risk management strategies.
8.2.5 Keeps abreast of, advocates for and integrates knowledge of national and local funding models that impact the population and services provided.
8.3.2 Implements a plan for continual professional improvement.
8.3.3 Takes action to address deficiencies to enhance practice.
8.3.4 Enhances knowledge to foster career advancement.
8.3.5 Keeps abreast of changes in practice and within practice environments that affect scope of practice.
8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
8.3.7 Integrates new knowledge and skills into practice.
9.4.7 Demonstrates competent use of technology to enhance the learning experience and delivery of information.
10.2.3 Analyzes and synthesizes the assessment data to identify nutrition problems following the Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care for RDNs.
10.3.4 Demonstrates awareness that informed consent is an ongoing process.
10.5.1 Uses a systematic approach to record keeping.
10.5.4 Takes action to anticipate and minimize foreseeable risk of unauthorized access to records.
11.1.1 Conducts feasibility studies to determine validity of, and need for, products or services.
11.1.2 Develops and implements evaluation tools and methodologies to test products and services.
11.1.3 Leads and facilitates product testing using research methodologies to determine acceptability and viability and to confirm desired outcomes.
11.1.5 Incorporates market research, consumer insights and current evidence-based trends in order to develop new products and services.
11.2.2 Works collaboratively with the team to identify market trends and target customers wants and needs.
11.2.3 Conducts environmental scans and evaluates product ingredients and product/service claims to develop advertising and marketing strategies.
11.2.4 Collects, reviews and evaluates the literature and data to define target audience.
11.2.6 Communicates claims about product and service to customers, identifying validated product ingredients, indications and evidence-based characteristics.
11.2.8 Develops messaging, applying principles of change management, motivation and evidence-based practice.
11.3.1 Adheres to the code of ethics of the profession.
11.3.6 Demonstrates advanced communication, negotiation and leadership skills and flexibility with customers, team and others.
11.3.7 Develops and implements marketing materials and advertisements, adhering to legislative, regulatory and organization policies.
11.3.8 Adheres to industry regulations, standards and policies when engaging in market testing process and market research testing activities for products or services.
11.3.9 Accurately and objectively interprets stakeholder consultation and data to inform product and services development and delivery.
11.4.1 Stays abreast of changing trends and technology in promotion, marketing and advertising.
11.4.2 Adheres to advertising regulations and organization policies.
12.2.5 Collaborates with stakeholders to determine level of support, opportunities and risks.
12.2.6 Determines resource needs for community and public health programs.
12.2.8 Synthesizes assessment data to determine and prioritize program goals and objectives.
12.3.3 Takes into consideration any population and environmental disparities (health, availability, finances, access) when developing programs.
12.3.7 Documents social and epidemiological findings and the availability, accessibility, timetable, budget implications and allocation of the programs priority goals and objectives.
12.3.8 Assesses the compatibility of the program goals and objectives with those of the organization and its administration and adjusts accordingly.
12.3.9 Identifies measurable outcomes and indicators for evaluation plan.
12.5.1 Develops or contributes to an evaluation process and/or cost-benefit analysis to determine the effectiveness and outcomes of the program.
12.5.3 Critically reviews evaluations to make recommendations for changes.
13.1.1 Conducts a needs assessment in collaboration with staff to determine overall department needs.
13.1.4 Applies budgeting principles when ordering equipment.
13.2.2 Evaluates and incorporates individual and target group needs and requirements in order to develop menu items.
13.3.1 Leads the development of budget preparation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
13.3.2 Implements a reliable system for budgets and financial records maintenance that adheres to generally accepted accounting principles.
13.3.3 Collects data and utilizes technology to assess current trends in order to forecast revenues and expenses.
13.3.4 Synthesizes and analyzes data from multiple sources to manage budget.
13.3.5 Identifies opportunities to maintain and increase revenue.
13.3.6 Initiates capital requests, providing evidence to justify need.
13.3.7 Demonstrates understanding of payment and reimbursement models and their financial impact.
14.1.1 Develops and applies criteria to measure and monitor productivity in order to support safe, ethical and efficient services delivery.
14.1.2 Develops goals and outcomes to measure and enhance productivity.
14.1.5 Leads and participates in department and organization goal setting in order to align departments goals with organizations strategic plan.
14.1.6 Measures goals and tracks outcomes against established benchmarks to ensure desired goals, standards and regulatory requirements are met.
14.1.7 Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates strategies for efficient workflow.
14.1.8 Communicates process changes to staff, customers, vendors and other stakeholders.
14.1.9 Ensures staff is working within individual scope of practice and competence.
14.2.1 Establishes and maintains an operational budget.
14.2.2 Manages expenditures and revenues using established procedures and tools.
14.2.3 Synthesizes and analyzes data from multiple sources to manage organizational budget.
14.2.4 Conducts and participates in a cost analysis to establish budget priorities.
14.2.5 Interprets operational data and financial statements to manage programs and services within budget.
14.2.6 Applies knowledge of payment and reimbursement models.
14.2.7 Negotiates payment and reimbursement for customers/patients in order to promote access to care.
14.3.1 Defines the project parameters in collaboration with key stakeholders.
14.3.4 Manages risks to ensure successful completion of project.
14.3.5 Identifies and anticipates risks related to the project and/or organization.
14.3.6 Tracks progress and completion of deliverables and takes action to keep project within scope.
14.4.1 Utilizes policies and processes to manage workforce.
14.4.3 Plans and coordinates staff orientation and training.