National Nutrition Month!

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NAND has some fun and exciting ways to get involved during the month of March as we “Go Further With Food” in 2018!

For questions or to get involved with any of the events below, please contact Sarah Martin at Sarah.L.Vaughn@gmail.com

March 14th: Happy National Registered Dietitian Day
NAND wants to do something extra special for our members. Help us share with the Nashville community who you are! Please send Sarah Martin one sentence stating why you became (or are becoming) a RD and a headshot (or photo of you) no later than March 2nd. NAND is looking forward to sharing something special with our members for the occasion!

March 16th: Nashville Farmer’s Market Night Market
Time: 5:00pm- 9:00pm
NAND has the opportunity to share National Nutrition Month and our expertise with the local community at this very fun, unique-to-Nashville event. NAND will be showcased at the Night Market and will have the opportunity to educate the community on “Going Further with Food.” We are looking for 1-3 volunteers to sign up for 1 hour shifts.

March 24th: Nashville Food Project Cooking in the Kitchen (Maximum: 10 volunteers)
Time: 10:00am -1:00pm
For more information about cooking with the Nashville Food Project, please visit https://www.thenashvillefoodproject.org/the-kitchen/

February 24th Nashville Farmer’s Market CSA Fair: RD Volunteers Needed

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The Nashville Farmer’s Market is looking for Registered Dietitians with NAND to present an adult/children workshop for their upcoming CSA Fair on February 24th, from 10:00am until 2:00pm. We are currently looking for someone to host a workshop from 12:00 to 1:00pm.

Topics include:
– what to do now that you have your CSA box
– best bang for your money
– easy, delicious recipes for CSA
– any other topics RDs could share to promote and encourage participating in a CSA this summer

If anyone is interested, please contact Mary Self with the Nashville Farmer’s Market at 615-880-1463 or at mary.self@nashville.gov.

February Member Meeting

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Please join us for the February member meeting!

When: Tuesday, February 27th from 5:00pm-7:30pm

Where: Vanderbilt 100 Oaks, Conference Room #1 (Entrance D, behind the escalator, 1st floor)

Agenda

5:00-5:15 PM – Networking & Refreshments (provided by The Urban Juicer)

5:15-5:20 PM – NAND Announcements (Emily Hogan, President)

5:20-5:30 PM – The Urban Juicer Introduction

5:30-5:35 PM – Speaker Introduction—Reba Faye Sloan, M.P.H., L.R.D., F.A.E.D.  (Kara Andrew, President-Elect

5:35 PM-7:05 PM – 1.5 CEU Presentation – “From Disordered to Ordered … What is “Normal” Eating? : Equipping Our Patients/Clients for the Journey”

Learning Objectives

  • The attendee will be able to list at least 3 barriers to an eating disorder patient achieving a normalized relationship to food, eating, activity and body image issues.
  • After hearing this presentation, the ED treatment professional will be able to implement practical, best practice based strategies to equip their patient/client for living out a recovered life in a social-cultural climate that is counterintuitive to eating disorder recovery goals.
  • The attendee will understand the importance of thoroughly addressing prevalent social-cultural messages (bio pedagogies) that constantly bombard our patients/clients as an essential part of treatment.
  • The attendee will be able to describe how the stepping stone process of normalizing one’s relationship with food/eating issues lays the foundation for the possible incorporation of Intuitive Eating principles for a fuller recovery.

7:10-7:30 PM – Awards/Scholarships Presentation (Kayla Little, Awards Chair)

7:30 PM – Closing

***1.5 CEUS offered for NAND members; nonmembers will be charged a $10 fee for CEUs

For a printable version – NAND Meeting Agenda 02.27.18

December Volunteer Opportunity

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Westmoreland High School of Sumner County needs your help!  They are looking for a volunteer to speak to their health and fitness classes about the importance of good nutrition.  The class consists of 45-50 students from a variety of grade levels and runs from 8:00-9:30am.  If you’re interested, please contact Jackie Kelley at 615-644-2280 or email at Jackie.kelley@sumnerschool.org.  Dates are flexible.

Volunteer Opportunity

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Meharry Medical College and Glencliff High School are in need of a registered dietitian!

On November 16, 2017, Glencliff culinary students will visit the Meharry cafeteria and interface with their contracted food vendor, Metz. They will tour the kitchen, learn about food preparation, and attend a session facilitated by a registered dietitian. The students will rotate through in groups of eight, providing the dietitian with three, 30-minute sessions to share about the career field.  The layout of the day is as follows:

10:00am – Session I
10:30am – Session II
11:00am – Session III
11:30am – Lunch
12:00pm – Departure

The registered dietitian will talk to students about the role of dietitians in a hospital setting. While a clinical dietitian would be desirable, anyone willing and comfortable with this responsibility is certainly welcome.  In addition to sharing with students about the role of a registered dietitian, an interactive activity should also be included.

If you’re interested, please contact Polina Vorobeychik at polinkav@gmail.com.

October Journal Club

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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!

Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Workshop

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is holding a workshop targeting nutrition focused physical exams.  The hands-on workshop will be held at the Somerfield Health Center in Brentwood, TN on December 11, 2017. The workshop is open to all Academy members.

See flyer below for more information.  To register, go here.

NFPE Workshop Informational Brochure – Brentwood, TN

For additional questions, contact Beth Mordarski, RDN, LD – NFPE Program Manager at 312-899-4707 or nfpe@eatright.org.

Happy Learning!

NAND Fall Member Meeting

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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.