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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Agenda for Our Fall Member Meeting on November 7th!


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


*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!


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!


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.

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

Join Us in Welcoming Middle Tennessee’s Interns!

Attention Dietetic Interns in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee Area:

Join us for a reception to learn more about getting involved with NAND, network with NAND leaders, and meet other interns. You do not need to be a member of NAND to attend this event. Light refreshments will be served.

WHEN? Monday, September 17th, 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE? Edmondson Pike Branch of the Nashville Public Library. (5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211)

Please contact us at eatrightnash@gmail.com with any questions. We look forward to seeing you then!

October Journal Club


When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

Where: Eio and the Hive – 5305 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37209

Topic:  Mindful Eating & Intuitive Eating (and how to incorporate these components into your practice, regardless of your specialty!)

Other important information:

–there is space for 10 members – please RSVP if you intend on joining

–NAND will provide one beverage per participant in addition to appetizers

–a brief mindful eating exercise will be included

–CEUs will be provided

To RSVP, email Christine Tapocsi at christinetapocsi@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

NAND Fall Member Meeting


Join NAND on Tuesday, November 7th  between 4:45 – 7:30 pm for our fall member meeting.  The meeting will be held at  Lipscomb University – One University Park Dr. Nashville, TN 37204, Nursing Building, Room # 118.

At this meeting, we will hear from:

— Brian Jones, MS, RD, LDN, CDM – TAND president

— Dee Harwell, MS, RD, LDN – TAND delegate

— Keith Barnes – Director of Nutrition Advocacy, Tennessee Justice Center

In addition, there will be time allotted for networking and food provided by Eat Well Nashville.

2 CEU hours available for NAND members, non-members will have a $10 charge for CEUs

For more information on the meeting:  NAND Fall Member Meeting Agenda 2017.