Shelby Yaceczko, MS, RDN-AP, CSSDAdvanced Practitioner in Clinical Nutrition Representative (RDN-AP)
|POSITION||Skills/Attributes associated with the position||Examples of how I have demonstrated outcomes for each skill/attribute that qualify me for the position|
|Advanced Practitioner in Clinical Nutrition Representative (RDN-AP)||
|| 1. I have experience and interest through my service on the CDR Committee as SME for the AP Certification in Clinical Nutrition.
2. I sit on the CDR AP Certification Standard Setting Committee. I am committed through my advocacy and prior public policy role to elevate our profession.
3. I practice as an advanced practice dietitian focused on complex gastrointestinal surgical patients and nutrition support. I am finishing my Doctor of Clinical Nutrition Degree in August 2023.
4. I practice the principles of IDEA by recognizing the unique differences and characteristics of professionals.
|UCLA Health||Advanced Practice Dietitian||6|
|Sodexo - Keck Hospital of USC||Abdominal Transplant & Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Dietitian||5|
|University of Pacific||Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor||1|
|Leadership Position||Organization||Years Involved in the Organization||My specific leadership contributions, achievements and outcomes:|
|Chair of Nominations||Dietitians in Nutrition Support DPG||2021 - 2023||Recruit new board members for the DPG. Oversee scholarships and award recipients within the DPG and support the nomination of national Academy awards on behalf of the DPG|
|Workgroup Chair of the Accessory Organ Taskforce||Dietitians in Medical Nutrition Therapy: DIGID||2022 -||Organize the launch of a new expert-RDN workgroup focused on developing clinician and patient resources for accessory organ nutrition. Led workgroup meetings and delegate responsibilities for tasks.|
|Public Policy Chair||California Academy Nutrition Dietetics: Orange District||2020 - 2022||I led the Public Policy Committee at the district level, which included public policy efforts to inform members and the public of critical issues, nutrition policy and advocacy needs. I hosted public policy events to inform dietitians of updates within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.|
|Subject Matter Expert (SME) RDN-AP Exam Committee||Commission on Dietetic Registration||2021 -||I participate on the committee as a subject matter expert (SME) for the Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition where I develop valuable item writing and editing for examination content.|
|CDR RDN-AP Standard Setting Committee||Commission on Dietetic Registration||2022 -||I supported the development of the cut-score process for the Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition examination.|
The nutrition and dietetics profession is considerably evolving, along with the role of the registered dietitian nutritionist. Contemporary RD practitioners possess the skills required to lead interdisciplinary health care teams and to direct initiatives to design, develop, and evaluate nutrition care systems or protocols. Yet, registered dietitians are not always designated to lead these efforts. The sky is the limit. My vision is to help us reach our common goal of growth as a profession driven by academic research, innovation, equity and integrity.
Being part of an organization is about putting together the puzzle pieces to achieve a common goal. I strive to be part of the growth and advancement of our profession and, if given the opportunity, will bring dedication and enthusiasm to the table.