Dietitians & Telehealth: What Texas Dietitians Need to Know

The Dietitians program of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) regulates dietitians in Texas. A license is not required to use the title “Dietitian,” however a license is required to use the titles “Licensed Dietitian” or “Provisionally Licensed Dietitian.” TDLR recently published information for dietitians who provide telehealth services. Telehealth is health-care services…

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Texas Educators – What Conduct Can Lead to Disciplinary Action?

Texas teachers are regulated by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA), which enforces the Educator’s Code of Ethics. SBEC has been responsible for investigating and disciplining teachers for misconduct since 1999. SBEC also has the authority to discipline other educators, including librarians, counselors, educational diagnosticians, administrators, and paraprofessionals.…

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Professional Licensing Under Texas DSHS

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is the state’s umbrella occupational licensing agency. The DSHS Professional Licensing and Certification Unit is responsible for twenty-three regulatory programs. These programs evaluate applications, issue credentials, administer exams, and monitor any required continuing education activities. Each DSHS program further conducts complaint investigations and, when appropriate, imposes disciplinary…

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