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The Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an advocate for Nashville dietitians and the dietetic profession. We serve the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health and well-being!

RDs and dietetic students are welcome to join the NAND. Become a member to attend the quarterly NAND meetings for free, get information on local job postings and continuing education opportunities, and gain access to the website’s members section!

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Save the Date February 26, 2019

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The Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in Nashville and is scheduled for Tuesday February 26th, 2019 with Hill day following on February 27th. Stay tuned to future emails from TAND/NAND for more details as they arise. Also check out TAND’s facebook event to stay up-to-date.

Want to be featured at the TAND Annual Meeting? Consider submitting an abstract to be showcased in the poster session! See below for more details.

The Council on Professional Issues Committee of the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics announces a call for abstracts to be considered for presentation at the Poster Session of the TAND 2019 Annual Conference on February 26th, 2019.

All abstracts should be submitted via email to KAREN.SMITH@STJUDE.ORG.

Submission must be received no later than FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019.

  • ORAL PRESENTATIONS: PRESENTING AUTHOR SHOULD PROVIDE 2-3 MINUTE SUMMARY OF STUDY FINDINGS FOR JUDGING
  • TWO 30-MINUTE POSTER PRESENTATION SESSIONS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR VIEWERS AND JUDGES: MORNING AND AFTERNOON BREAK TIMES
  • AWARDS FOR 1ST AND 2ND PLACE IN EACH MAIN POSTER CATEGORY

Questions:

KAREN RINGWALD-SMITH, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND
CPI CHAIR ELECT-ELECT
KAREN.SMITH@STJUDE.ORG

Please follow the attached guidelines for Abstract Submission.

Spots Open for the Weekend Warrior Program

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Spots are still available for the University of Virginia Health System’s “Weekend Warrior” program taking place this Spring 2019! This 2-day program features up-to-date, evidenced-based education sessions presented by two of the nutrition support community’s most passionate and knowledgeable leaders, Carol Reese-Parrish and Joe Krenitsky. Click on this attachment for the schedule of topics and information on how to register. Information can also be found here: https://med.virginia.edu/ginutrition/weekend-warrior-program-in-nashville-tn/

*Sign up today! Registration is limited to 65 participants*

TAND Awards Applications Due 11/30

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Applications for the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) Awards are due November 30th!  District winners are asked to utilize the same online applications previously used for their Districts.  Further instructions & eligibility requirements can be found at: https://link.zixcentral.com/u/3d22f0d1/vDgTVyLz6BGlnhLrhnsoMg?u=http%3A%2F%2Featright-tn.org%2FScholarships%2520and%2520Awards.  For questions, please contact Ginger Carney, Education Pillar Chair (ginger.carney@stjude.org).

TAND Voting is Open!

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The Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) ballot is out! Please take a minute to look at the candidates for the TAND 2019-2020 Board of Directors. Voting is open until December 20th, 2018.

2019-2020 TAND Board of Directors Ballot Nominees

President Elect-Elect
Christy Davis
Collette Powers
Heidi J. Silver

Council on Professional Issues (CPI Chair Elect)
Morgan Anderson
Christie Griffin 

Nominating Committee (choose two)
Leslie Ely
Debra C. Fox
Edward Han
Hannah Hill
Stephanie Horvath
Kaitlyn Philipps
Jackie Roos
Lauren Steele

Candidates Bio Link: Click Here

Survey Monkey Link for the 2019-2020 Ballot (click below):https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J5X6BFY

Free CEU Webinar December 6th

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Digestive Health, Gut Microbiota and Fermented Foods: What Does the Science Say?

When: December 6th 2018 at 1pm CST

Presented by: Joanne L. Slavin, PhD, RDN
Professor of Internal Medicine and Professor of Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Minnesota

For registration and webinar details: https://www.conagranutrition.com/?utm_source=RLI&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Slavin_12062018

*This webinar has been approved for 1 CEU*

TAND Webinar November 2nd

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Join TAND as they host the “The Road to Order Writing Privileges” webinar. TAND’s Past President, Brian Jones, will be presenting information about the new rule that was passed for RDNs to write diet orders. This will be an informative session about how we have arrived to this point, and recommendations for implementation in your facility. You don’t want to miss this! The webinar is brought to you by TAND and is available as a member benefit across the state!

The Road to Order Writing Privileges
Date: Friday, November 2nd
Time: 1:00-2:00PM (EST)
Meeting link: https://eatright.webex.com/eatright/j.php?MTID=m8d67794f0bfde3a20953f7413548cbd1
Meeting Password: 5FJFH8pN

Not receiving TAND emails? Click here to learn how to join your state affiliation.

Agenda for Our Fall Member Meeting on November 7th!

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Our annual Fall member meeting is taking place on Wednesday November 7th. Enjoy a tasty meal as we learn more about diet in chronic kidney disease management and receive the latest updates from our state association TAND. See our meeting agenda below for more details. We look forward to seeing you next week! A special thank you to our sponsor Keryx for making this event possible.

RSVP Required by November 5, 2018: http://signup.com/go/zOTwYfE.

*FREE for NAND Members. Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee of $20

Mark “Going” on our Facebook event page to receive updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2283645471855124/?active_tab=about

*If you are not yet a NAND member, now is the perfect time to join! http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/become-a-member/


Fall Member Meeting November 7th

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*Join Us for Our Annual NAND Fall Member Meeting*

WHEN? Wednesday, November 7th, from 5:00-7:30pm

WHERE? Williamson Medical Center (Address: 4321 Carothers Parkway, Franklin, TN 37067). Meet in Willoughby Rooms A/B/C, which are meeting rooms in the front of the hospital just off the lobby.

SPEAKERS? Emily Maddox TAND President – State of the State and Stephanie Mott, NP – Ferric Citrate for the Control of Serum Phosphorus in CKD

WHO CAN ATTEND? NAND members, including student and intern members, can attend at no cost. Non-members are welcome to attend for a fee of $20.*

HOW DO I RSVP? You are required to RSVP at http://signup.com/go/zOTwYfE.

Mark “Going” on our Facebook event page to receive updates: https://www.facebook.com/events/2283645471855124/?active_tab=about

CAN I EARN CEUs? Yes, 1.5 CEUs will be available.

IS THERE FOOD? Yes, dinner will be provided by Brown Bag Nashville, courtesy of our sponsor Stephanie McElvy with Keryx.

This is a great opportunity to network, enjoy a meal, gain insight about TAND and the nutrition profession in Tennessee, and learn about chronic kidney disease management. It’s a must-attend event!

*If you are not yet a NAND member, now is the perfect time to join! http://www.eatrightnashville.org/index.php/become-a-member/

Share this flyer, NAND meeting Fall 2018, and invite your colleagues to join us!

Weekend Warrior Program is Coming to Nashville!

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The popular University of Virginia Health System nutrition support “Weekend Warrior” program is going on the road, and MTSPEN is happy to host them in Nashville! This 2-day program features up-to-date, evidenced-based education sessions presented by two of the nutrition support community’s most passionate and knowledgeable leaders, Carol Reese-Parrish and Joe Krenitsky. Click on this attachment for the schedule of topics and information on how to register. Information can also be found here: https://med.virginia.edu/ginutrition/weekend-warrior-program-in-nashville-tn/

*Sign up today! Registration is limited to 65 participants*

 

NAND Journal Club October 25th!

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Journal Club

Probiotics and the Gut Microbiome

*Earn 2 free CEUs, network with other dietitians, and enjoy a drink on NAND!*

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 6-7 PM
Where: Tupelo Honey Café (2000 Meridian Blvd Ste 110, Franklin, TN 37067)
Who: Limited to the first 10 dietitians/DTRs who RSVP.  Must be a NAND member.
RSVP by Monday, October 22nd, to Leah Shrader: lcdrake18@gmail.com
The journal articles that will be discussed will be sent to you after you RSVP.