NAND Kick-off/Networking Event Sept 15th at Jackalope Brewery


The annual NAND Kick-off / Networking Event will take place on Tuesday, September 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Jackalope Brewing Company, located at 701 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203.

The first 10 NAND members to RSVP to Cari Riker at will have the 5:30 pm tasting tour paid for by NAND!

For directions and additional information regarding the venue, visit their website at:

How to Grow Your Nutrition Business (While Still Working Full-Time) – Free CEU

Provides 1 CEU
Suggested Learning Codes 1000, 7000, 7010, 7040
  • How to Choose the Opportunities that Maximize Your Profits
  • A Simple Exercise to Find Time in Your Schedule
  • Free Tools & Resources to Grow Your Business
  • The Key to Attracting Motivated Clients
  • How to Market Your Business with 30 Minutes Per Week
  • Plan to Transition from Full-Time Employee to Self-Sufficient Entrepreneur
Here’s the link to the  REGISTRATION PAGE.
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So, where do RDs fit in with the Affordable Care Act?  Join us for this timely webinar!


Nutritional Therapy and the ACA: An Update on Health Care Reform

Join us for a webinar on Aug 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM CDT .

Register now!

Presented by:
Pam Pacht, MS, RD
Senior Manager, Market Access
Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.

1. Explain how nutrition therapy impacts Value Based Purchasing.
2. Describe your role with nutrition intervention and improving quality outcome measures.
3. Identify at least 3 ways you can make a difference regarding pending legislation.
4. List 2 key differences between ICD9 and ICD10 coding.

A link to the pdf of the handouts will be provided in the webinar invite reminder email that you will receive before the presentation.

Financial sponsorship provided by Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited provider with the Commission on the Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this program. Provider Number NE008

Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition is a provider through the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number 11366. One contact hour is available for nurses.

There is no charge for participating in this program.

© 2015 Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition, Inc. By your participation in this event, you are declaring that your participation is in compliance with the laws of your state and presents no conflict of interest with your facility’s policies and procedures.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Free Diabetes CE from Top Experts – American Diabetes Association


Get the latest diabetes treatment guidelines from nationally-recognized experts with these free continuing education webcasts of our one day meeting, Diabetes is Primary.

Receive up to 8.25 hours of continuing education. Topics include:

  • Changes in the 2015 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
  • Screening, Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention
  • New Diabetes Medications
  • What to Do after Basal Insulin
  • Diabetes Technology
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Tough Cases
  • Atypical Diabetes
  • Special Populations
  • Cultural Aspects of Diabetes Care
  • Top Articles in 2015

Participate now.

Interviews with these experts are also available as podcasts through Diabetes Core Update.Get the podcasts.

Public Health Summer Institute 2015 – “Enhancing Population Health” from the University of Memphis School of Public Health



2-Day: SAS for Beginners 

August 3-4 (Mon.-Tues.) 9:00 am-4:00 pm; University of Memphis Library (Room 225)

Vikki Nolan, DSc, MPH

This interactive session will provide an introduction to SAS with practice writing code, performing basic data manipulations, and using basic SAS procedures to summarize a dataset.

Limited to 35 participants $200/person (both days; includes lunch and parking)

CPH continuing education, Nursing CEU’s available

1-Day: Quality Management

August 4 (Tues.)   9:00 am-4:00 pm; University Center Fountain View Room (UC 350)

Erik Carlton, DrPH, MS

This series of brief, discussion-focused lecturettes and team-based experiential learning activities, promises to be a fun, engaging introduction to quality management tools and techniques.

Limited to 50 participants $100/person (includes lunch and parking)

CPH continuing education, Nursing CEU’s available

Two 1/2-Days (mornings): Health Analytics

August 5 (Wed.) and August 6 (Thurs.) 9:00 am- 12 noon; Robison Hall (Room 117)

George Relyea, MS

This workshop will provide insight into the use of big data to inform population research and support healthcare transformation

Limited to 25 participants $100/person (includes parking)

CPH continuing education, Nursing CEU’s available

1/2-Day (afternoon): Data Analysis and Presentation using Excel

August 6 (Thurs.)  1:00- 4:00 pm; Robison Hall (Room 117) Bring your laptops!

Chunrong Jia, PhD

This hands-on session provides hands-on experience analyzing and presenting data using Excel.

Limited to 25 participants $50/person (includes parking)

CPH continuing education, Nursing CEU’s available

1-Day: Program Evaluation

August 7 (Fri.)   9:00 am-4:00 pm; University Center Fountain View Room (UC 350)

Satish Kedia, PhD

This engaging workshop helps participants develop evaluation strategies for their own research projects.

Limited to 50 participants $100/person (includes lunch and parking)

CPH continuing education, Nursing CEU’s available

Register at this link:  For additional information please contact Dr. Marian Levy  901.678.4514

The Ups and Downs of Congress – Public Policy Update

The bill to defund the Dietary Guidelines was passed in the House Labor HHS Appropriations Committee.  The good news is that the House Agriculture Appropriations have deferred their vote until next week. This gives more time for our members to respond to the Action Alert.  Please take a moment to reach out to your legislators about this important matter!  Click on the link below to get started.

Please direct any questions to Mary Pat Raimondi, MS RDN at
Vice President, Strategic Policy and Partnerships

The 25th Annual Renfrew Foundation Conference for Professionals


Online Registration Now Open
Feminist Perspectives and Beyond:

Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future: 25 Years Later

NOVEMBER 13 – 15, 2015

Philadelphia Airport Marriott

18 CE Credits Offered

Keynote Presentations: 

Gloria Steinem

Kathryn Zerbe, MD

Bessel van der Kolk, MD

Leigh Cohn, MAT

Michael Levine, PhD

Catherine Baker-Pitts, PhD

David Barlow, PhD

Heather Thompson-Brenner, PhD


Featured Workshops:

Nutrition and Eating Disorders: Past, Present, and Future
Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD & Page Love, MS, RD, LD, CSSD
Over time, nutrition professionals have become an integral part of eating disorders treatment. This workshop uses clinical examples to explore current treatment protocols, including the newest technology, and contemporary techniques for coaching and eating supervision. Discussion includes special populations (athletes, males and adults), cultural food and exercise trends. Take home tools are provided.

Current Issues in the Treatment of Eating Disorders and their Influence on Nutrition Therapists
Molly Kellogg, RD, LCSW & Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD
As an understanding of eating disorders increases, dietitians must remain knowledgeable about the latest research and treatments in order to provide appropriate care. This workshop reviews innovative developments such as new models for understanding eating disorders, pharmacological interventions for BED and new information on the neuroscience of body image.

Hosted by: Jodi Krumholz, RD, LDN & Trish Lieberman, MS, RDN, LDN
Please join us to meet and network with dietitians who are working in treatment centers, outpatient groups or solo practices. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss the specific challenges of their work and learn from the experience of others.

For more information or to register please visit or contact Debbie Lucker at 1-877-367-3383 or