Grassroots Marketing of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Webinars

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Coding and Coverage Committee presents this 2-part FREE webinar series. The webinar series will provide all the resources you need to successfully communicate with your own employer about including or expanding the MNT benefits under your current plan. Hear stories from your peers about their MNT advocacy journeys.

Part 1: Wednesday June 25, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (Central Time), 1 hour CPE
Grassroots Marketing of MNT by RDNS for RDNs–Approaching Employers and Insurance Companies About Expanding Local Coverage for Nutrition Services.

Part 2 Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Central Time), 1.5 hour CPE
Grassroots Marketing of MNT by RDNS for RDNs –Approaching the Decision Makers
of Self Funded Insurance Plans.

Join or Renew Membership for a Chance to Win!

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We are getting ready to kick off the 2014-2015 year at Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and we want YOU to join us!  To celebrate the new year, those that join or renew on or before June 4th will be eligible to win one of a variety of $25 gift cards.

Membership is $35 per RD or DTR and $20 for Dietetic Students.  You must be a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to join.

So hurry!  Become a member today to enter for a chance to win a gift card by June 4th.

 

NAND May Meeting

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When: May 8, 2014

Where: Williamson Medical Center in the Auditorium

Time: 5:00pm-8:00pm

5:00-5:30 PM Networking

5:30 PM NAND Announcements

5:40PM Introduction of Speakers:
Joe Ybarra, Pharm D., BCNSP Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition

5:45-7:45 PM CEU Presentation – “The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Acute Care Setting”

OBJECTIVES:

1. Discuss the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the acutely ill populations

2. Recognize the potential for omega-3 fatty acids to exacerbate or attenuate disease states

3. Recommend appropriate measures taken to safely provide omega-3 fatty acids in select nutrition support populations

7:45-7:50 PM Closing

Social Networking Event

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In the spirit of the Winter Olympics and Heart Health Month, NAND is hosting a networking event with ice skating! Join in on the fun this February 23rd!

When: Sunday February 23, 2014

Time: 1:00-2:50 pm

Where:  A-Game Sportsplex

215 Gothic Ct.

Franklin, TN

Who: Open to members, non-members and any friends and family

Cost: $7 for skate rental

FREE CPE opportunity

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Check out this FREE CPE offered by Food & Nutrition Magazine.

Food & Nutrition CPE offers 2.0 hours via a self study — not professional reading. If you are a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or Dietetic Technician, Registered, you will be given the opportunity to manually log this activity in your Step 4 CPE Activity Log upon completing the CPE Quiz. A certificate will be emailed for you to fill out and retain for your portfolio and licensure needs. Food & Nutrition will have your participation on file for seven (7) years.

Congratulations to the 2013 NAND Award Winners!

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We would like to congratulate the following NAND award winners in 2013 for their dedication and service to the dietetics profession!

Ashley  West, Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year

Katherine Fowler, Emerging Dietetics Leader

Tracy Noerper, Outstanding Dietetics Educator

Virginia Perry, Outstanding Dietetics Student

Sandria Godwin, Outstanding Dietitian of the Year

Sergio Fazio, Iris Award

Pediatric Nutrition FREE CE: Fall Webcast Calendar sponsored by Mead Johnson Nutrition

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Monday, September 30

Components of Human Breast Milk and their Influence of Short and Long Term Health

Wednesday, October 16

Choline: An essential nutrient for improving prenatal development, pregnancy outcomes and ongoing health

Friday, November 8

Initiating breast feeding conversations with mothers and families

To view other CE/CME activities click here.  Questions? Contact Ashley Hotle at Ashley.Hotle@mjn.com

About NAND!

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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!

Become a Member!