CEU Opportunity January 17th, 2019

NAND’s Website Coordinator Collette Powers will be hosting a live webinar this coming Thursday, January 17th, 2019 from 3pm-4pm CST.


Topic: A Dietitian’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Gout

Description: Gout is the number one most common form of inflammatory arthropathy (or arthirtis) in the United States. Yet 7 out of 10 individuals do not know it is a form of arthritis. With over 8 million Americans suffering from Gout today, there is a dier need and vital role for dietitian involvement. Research shows what impact one’s lifestyle can have on the prevention and treamtent of this very painful athritic disease. This webinar will review the pathiophysiology of gout, establish myth vs fact of what factors lead to gout attacks, complications of acute and chronic gout, and the dietitan’s role in effectively preventing and treating gout through lifestyle interventions and medication management.

Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:

-Understand and effectively discuss the pathophysiology of Gout.
-Identify causes and assess symptoms of Gout.
-Counsel patients on methods of prevention of Gout through lifestyle habits and medication management.
-Establish and implement treatment plans for patients with acute attacks and chronic Gout.
-Provide research-based resources for patient reference and use.

Course Categories / Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3090, 5110, 5340, 5410
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 6.2.5, 6.3.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.2

Number of Credits: 1.0
Total Cost: $18

Click here to register.

Free CEU Webinar December 6th


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


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

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Save the Date and Upcoming CEU Opportunity!


Mark Your Calendars for February 26-27, 2019!

The Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (TAND) Annual meeting will take place Tuesday February 26th followed by Hill day on Wednesday February 27th. Stay tuned for future emails with more details about these must attend events!

Free CEU Webinar!

The Military Families Learning Network is hosting a free webinar.

Topic: Coconut Oil– Super Food or Super Fad

When: October 4, 10:00am-11:00am CST
1.0 CPEU for RDNs

About This Webinar: Coconut oil is all the rage these days to benefit your health. It has been rumored to help with heart disease, thyroid problems, slow aging, and protect against illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, diabetes and even weight loss. But what is the truth about coconut oil? Tune into this webinar to learn fact from fiction about this popular oil.

To Register Visit: https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/22086/ or click on this flyer for more details, MFLN CEU Flyer

Free CEU Opportunity with the Dietitian Institute


Free CEU Opportunity with the Dietitian Institute

Title: How to Incorporate Mindful and Intuitive Eating into Your Practice (CDR Approved)

Elements of Mindful & Intuitive Eating
Tools to Maximize Clients Success
Case Studies: Incorporating Mindful & Intuitive Eating with Your Clients

When: September 18th at 11am CST, September 19th at 7pm CST.

Suggested Learning Codes: 6000, 6010, 6020, 6060, 6070
Performance Indicators: 9.1.3, 9.1.4, 9.4.4, 9.4.5

Registration Link: http://dietitianinstitute.com/mindful-intuitive-eating-training/

*This webinar provides 1CEU*

Diabetes Conference Coming to Nashville September 8th!


Making the Connection (MTC) and the Taking Control of Your Diabetes (TCOYD) a San Diego based non-profit is bringing their life-changing conference experience to Nashville!

For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with the Taking Control Of Your Diabetes Conference & Health Fair, here’s what they have to offer your patients with diabetes:

  • EXPERT speakers
  • LEADING Diabetes Specialists, Physicians & Researchers
  • Interactive & Innovative HEALTH FAIR
  • One-on-One “ASK AN EXPERT” Sit Downs
  • Delicious & Healthy LUNCH INCLUDED

Who Should Attend: Health Professionals working with the Diabetic population, Patients with Type 1, Type 2 & Those Who Care.

When: Saturday September 8, 2018 from 9:00am-5:00pm at the Nashville Music City Center Downtown.

Registration:  For more information on the conference program, check out the TCOYD program brochure or visit: tcoyd.org/nashville18. 

The registration fee for the CME program MTC (Making the Connection) is $50. The registration fee for the patient program TCOYD (Taking Control of Your Diabetes) is $20. REGISTER BY AUGUST 29TH TO AVOID THE PRICE INCREASE!

Registration Assistance Program: Would your patients love to come to the TCOYD conference, but need help with the registration fee? Call to hear about the registration assistance program at 1.800.998.2693.

Would you like printed conference brochures to distribute to your patients? Email Jennifer Braidwood at jennifer@tcoyd.org.

CEUs available for Certified Diabetes Educators. Check out the conference program brochure for more information!

Free CEU Opportunity Through the Beef Checkoff


The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is hosting a free webinar through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics called “Meeting the Global Protein Demand: The Role of Animal Protein in a Sustainable Food System.” During this webinar, researcher Sara Place, PhD and registered dietitian Mary Lee Chin, MS, RD will review the research on how animal agriculture plays an important role in the food system and how Registered Dietitian Nutritionists can translate this evidence into practical guidance for clients and patients.

When: Wednesday, August 15thfrom 1-2 pm CST.

Register HERE on EatRightPro.org!


CEU Opportunity: Nutrition and the RD in Mulimodal Perioperative (ERAS) Protocols


Date: Tuesday, July 31, 12 PM CST (1 hr. event)
CPEU: 1 credit

This presentation will deliver evidence on the nutrition components of multimodal perioperative protocols, such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS). Specific information on how registered dietitian nutritionists can effectively implement their facility’s multimodal perioperative protocols will be presented during this webinar event.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the nutrition components of multimodal (like ERAS) perioperative protocols.
  2. List specific ways RDNs can be involved in the implementation of multimodal perioperative protocols.
  3. Identify evidence supporting early postoperative oral diet after GI surgery.

Click here to register!

Free CEU Opportunity with the Tennessee Beef Council


July is National Beef Month! Research continues to support findings that protein, such as lean beef, can help people maintain a healthy weight, build muscle, and gain the energy needed for active lives. New scientific evidence shows that a Mediterranean-style eating pattern that includes lean, unprocessed red meat can improve cardiometabolic risk factors.1 To learn more about how you can include beef as part of a healthy diet, join the Tennessee Beef Council for a  free webinar, Getting to the Meat of the Mediterranean Diet: How A Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern with Lean Red Meat Can Support Heart Health, taking place on Wednesday, July 11 from 1-2 pm CT. You can register here: https://cc.callinfo.com/r/18fhlpdh7hvk2&eom  

If you have not recently visited BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com please be sure to check out the revamped website for information on all things beef, from cuts and cookery, to facts about how cattle are raised and brought to market.

*This webinar provides 1 CEU

28th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals


Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Cultivating Hope in an Age of Disconnection

Many eating disorder clients are experiencing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety in a polarized society where anger, prejudice, loss of civility, bullying and threats to personal safety create an atmosphere of distrust and disconnection.  Practitioners are tasked with helping clients navigate their way through emotionally-charged times by providing them with optimism, prompting dialogue that supports diverse needs and creating a sense of community. Conference 2018 will focus on evidence-based strategies, clinically relevant research and development of skills for building resilience.

Date: November 9 – 11, 2018

Location: Philadelphia Airport Marriott, Philadelphia, PA

CE’s/CME’s: 17.5

For more information or to register for the conference, visit http://www.renfrewconference.com/2018/