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Spring Symposium
Since this month is all about the spirit of giving, we’ve extended our Advance Registration rate of $199 for our 2018 Spring Symposium on May 20-23 in Austin, TX, through the month of November!
This will be the lowest registration rate offered.

Presented by some of the foremost experts in dietetics and nutrition, our diverse program can earn professionals 15 CEUs or more on session and workshop topics including Cancer, GMOs, Sports Nutrition, Lab Assessment, Digestive Diseases, Food Sensitivities & Allergies, Gut Microbiome, Culinary, Branding, Intuitive Eating, Mindfulness, and more.

Our venue, the Hyatt Regency, is located on Lady Bird Lake and near the heart of downtown Austin. By joining us this May, you will have ample opportunity for earning continuing education credits, networking with nutrition professionals, engaging with our sponsors, enjoying fitness activities, and experiencing the unique Austin food scene.

Visit with the presenter lineup and session titles coming in December!

REGISTER NOW! Advance Registration Entended Through November 30!

Thank you to our 2018 Symposium Sponsors!

Orgain Clean Nutrition

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gigi Grillot at 646-942-2214 or email
November Coupons
Buy 2 Courses, Get 1 FREE!
Purchase any two weight loss or stress-related courses/webinars, and get one FREE!* Use coupon code NOVEMBERBUY2 at checkout. Offer expires on November 30, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST. View applicable course listings »

40% Off Food Safety Courses
Now through November 26, get 40% off foodservice/food safety courses and webinars!* Use coupon code GIVETHANKS at checkout. Offer expires on November 26, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST. View applicable course listings »

* Offers cannot be combined with any other promotion.
Upcoming Live Webinars
Can Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?
What Every Health Professional Should Know

This 1.5 CEU joint webinar, presented on Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 2-3:30 PM EST, by SeAnne Safaii-Waite, PhD, RDN, LD, and Sue Stillman Linja, RDN, LD, will provide a meta-analysis of the research behind the Alzheimer’s-Diet connection, review other diets currently being touted for dementia prevention, and clearly outline the science behind foods that can help nourish and protect the brain from AD. Register Now »

Private Practice — What Are You Waiting For?
In this 1 CEU webinar presented on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 2-3 PM EST, Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, CDN, will address the tools and techniques required to ensure positive patients outcomes while maintaining financial solvency. Specific topics include the nuts and bolts of creating an appropriate practice environment, managing overhead costs, establishing a strong referral base and pricing strategies. The concept of bolstering one's self-confidence will be prevalent throughout. If you are an RD looking to supplement your income, and interested in "exciting" assignments, this webinar is for you! Register Now »
Recorded Webinars
Read Between the Headlines
This complimentary 1 CEU recorded webinar presented by Keri Gans, MS, RDN, CDN, and Yvette d’Entremont, MS (aka SciBabe), will provide practical strategies for evaluating levels of evidence and parsing headlines to identify questionable sources. They will also share creative and effective methods for communicating sound science to your clients and professional peers. Sponsored by SPLENDA®. Register Now »

Reimbursement: Removing the Mystery of Getting Paid for Nutrition Services
In this 1 CEU recorded webinar presented by Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT, participants will assess the pros and cons of taking insurance and learn the processes for getting started with credentialing, benefits verification, and claim submissions. Attendees will receive information on resources and tools for reimbursement and troubleshooting tips for common roadblocks encountered with insurance companies. This session will primarily focus on working with private pay insurance companies, while addressing some Medicare basics. Register Now »

Behind the Headlines: Ethical and Socially Responsible Communications
This complimentary 1 CEU recorded webinar presented by Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RDN, LD, will focus on navigating the challenges of professional ethics with a road map to responsible communications, even if evidence conflicts with personal beliefs; including tips on translating science into sensible sound bites and creating messages that resonate with consumers in a wide range of outlets from television to social media to consumer communications. Sponsored and accredited by Milk Means More (United Dairy Industry of Michigan). Register Now »

Concepts and Controversy: Dietary Recommendations for Cardiovascular Disease
This complimentary 1.5 CEU joint Becky Dorner & Associates and Today's Dietitian recorded webinar presented by Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD, FAHA, FNLA, FASN, CLS, will examine the most current dietary recommendations for the prevention of CVD, the science behind these recommendations, discuss current controversies and the underlying science, the key strategies that RDNs can implement to deal with controversies, and make food-based dietary recommendations to translate to a healthy dietary pattern. Sponsored by The California Strawberry Commission. Register Now »
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November CPE Monthly:
Postbariatric Body Contouring Surgery — Learn About the Dietitian’s Important Role in Counseling and Educating Patients
This continuing education course explores the dietitian’s role in counseling and educating patients considering body contouring procedures after bariatric surgery and/or massive weight loss.

Choosing Healthful Oils
This continuing education course summarizes the current evidence about the health effects of different fats and oils and provides RDs with guidance about how to advise clients/patients about fats and oils.
Expiring Soon
Recorded Webinar: Evidence-Based Nutrition: The Problem of Proof
This complimentary 1 CEU recorded webinar by Jeffrey B. Blumberg, PhD, FASN, FACN, Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, provides an overview of the common research strategies and provides RDs with relevant and practical skills for interpreting data and evidence-based recommendations to patients and clients. Sponsored by Nature Made. Expires for credit on November 30, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST.

Recorded Webinar: Measuring the Impact of Food Miles on Sustainability
This 1 CEU recorded webinar by Sharon Palmer, RDN, explores the science and data on how far food is traveling today to get to the plate. In doing so, she will explain how food travel affects consumers’ carbon footprint and sustainability of the food system. RDs will be provided with surprising revelations about the food system, together with bottom line advice to give to patients and clients who express interest in making a difference with their forks. Expires for credit on December 7, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST.

Substance Abuse and Nutrition
This 2 CEU continuing education course reviews the effects of substance abuse as they relate to nutrition and health, and addresses the role RDs play during treatment to correct nutrition-related deficiencies, address resulting health disparities, and improve the lives of addicts by providing tools for lasting recovery. Expires for credit on December 9, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST.