Symposium Session: Group Practice Time: Knowing When You Should Grow to the Next Level

This is not a webinar or course for purchase - this is a module for credit claiming for our 2021 Spring Symposium attendees and cannot be purchased or taken by non-attendees. These sessions are exclusive to our Symposium; however, the topics may be revisited in the future in the form of a webinar or self-study course.

Does this sound familiar: you’re coasting along in your private practice and starting to get more and more calls for new clients, but you’re booked out for months. What should you do? 

It's time to grow and hire a team! In this session, Adrien Paczosa, RD, LD, CEDRD-S, will cover how to financially evaluate when you should grow, how to hire and interview new team members, implement tracking and goals for your practice, structure your business for growth, and work on embracing your new role as owner and boss. Adrien will help you successfully go  from “Solopreneur” to the boss!

Learning Objectives

After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Describe when and how to grow financially in your private practice.
  2. Develop an interview and evaluation framework in order to hire a team.
  3. Identify measurable outcomes to continue to grow your practice .
  4. Understand and implement managerial skills and strategies.

Additional Information

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 
3.1.2, 4.1.1, 11.1.5, 14.2.1
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Course summary
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  • 1.00 CDR
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Adrien Paczosa, RD, LD, CEDRD-S, is a business strategist and coach. She founded Fearless Practitioners, which offers training and coaching to private practitioners, dietitians, and wellness professionals to help them grow and scale their practices. Adrien also founded iLiveWell Nutritional Therapy in 2007, her private practice with two locations in Austin, Texas and the surrounding counties.

Adrien is an iaedp™ Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian and Approved Supervisor (CEDRD-S) and began her path to nutrition by falling down. She has been dancing since age 2 and in college was a Kilgore College Rangerette. During a practice she took a fall and broke her foot, and that sparked the idea of needing a new direction in her life. After graduating in 2003 from the University of Illinois – Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Adrien began her career as a staff dietitian at a hospital in downtown Chicago. In 2006, Adrien returned to Texas to be close to family, friends, and warmer weather!

The presenter has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CDR


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