TAND Annual Meeting….Registration Now Open!

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Register Now!

The 2019 TAND Annual Meeting will be held February 26th, 2019 at Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, TN. Hill Day will follow on February 27th, 2019. 

Click here to register for the TAND Annual Meeting and Hill Day Agenda!
Click here to view the meeting agenda with speakers and topics!


Call for Abstracts for the Tennessee Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference Poster Sessions

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.

Please follow the attached guidelines for Abstract Submission. Submission must be received no later than Friday, February 8th, 2019.

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.

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.

Save the Date and Upcoming CEU Opportunity!

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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!

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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!