Special Academy Offer Webinar: Clinical Ladders: Different Approaches for Career Growth and Advancing Professional Skills

Wednesday, December 05, 2012  for Career Growth and Advancing Professional Skills

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
2 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Central, 11a.m. Pacific

Successful healthcare organizations work to achieve strategic goals and advanced clinical practice. Clinical ladders can contribute to that achievement if they are aligned with the professional, individual goals of their clinical staff. Let these two clinical RDs guide you through the process of establishing a clinical ladder program at your institution and helping you achieve more as an individual practitioner using a clinical ladder, whether it be department or multidiscipline-focused. This webinar will benefit both staff and management in their roles within a healthcare institution.

Learning Objectives
Clinicians will be able to:
• State benefits and constraints of participation in a clinical ladder program.
• Identify how to incorporate personal goals and activities into a clinical advancement program.
Managers will be able to:
• Review benefits and cost of a clinical ladder program and determine whether it would be a good fit for their department or organization.
• Decide if a discipline specific or a multidisciplinary approach to clinical advancement better meets the needs and goals of their organization.
• Identify key items to include for the successful implementation of a clinical ladder program.
• K. Dawn Bunting, RD, LD, CSP, Senior Pediatric Dietitian, Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Brookshire, TX
• Brigid McVaugh, MS, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian II, ARAMARK, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX
Academy Moderator
• Kim Brenkus, MBA, RD, LD, Chair 2012-2013), Clinical Nutrition Management Dietetic Practice Group

CPE Hours 2.0 CPE Level 2
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 1010, 1070, 7090

Use this special link to register a group site at the discounted rate:


You can also register by phone directly with KRM Information Services at 800-775-7654 and tell them you in which DPG you are a member. If you are an individual registering for a site alone, the rate is $79 and the DPG discount would not apply. Please call KRM to register as an individual.

Contact Information:
KRM Information Services

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