Telehealth Reduces Friction for Dietitians, Patients

registered dietitian using telehealth

For the Registered Dietitian, Telehealth is a Godsend A nutrition consultation or follow-up over telephone or video is alluring because much of an RDs job doesn’t require fancy medical equipment; just the power of a brilliant RD with all the fixin’s he/she needs for a killer nutrition consultation: the diet history, an armful of strategic

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How To Write a Perfect PES Statement

By Janet Feinstein, RD, LD, CNSC A PES statement (or Nutrition Diagnosis Statement) is a structured sentence that describes the specific nutrition problem that you (the dietitian) is responsible for treating and working toward resolving, the cause/s of the problem and the evidence that this problem exists. A PES statement is needed for all nutrition assessments except

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The Advice I’d Give Myself as a Young Dietitian

By Fritha Dinwiddie, MS, RDN, CSG, LDN Full disclosure: I’m no spring chicken. DRGs (precursor of ICD codes) were implemented right after I started work, and HIV was known as HTLV3. The topic of dietitian reimbursement was just being batted about. Licensure was unheard of. The profession has changed enormously over these 30+ years. Dietitians now

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