Subject: Continuing Education Opportunities

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Spring Symposium
$349 Registration Rate Ends January 31
The recertification deadline in May is quickly approaching, so start your continuing education plan now! By joining us in Austin, Texas, May 20-23, 2018, you can earn upwards of 15 CPEUs plus network with fellow nutrition professionals! Our first-class presenter lineup and session topics are available on the “Presenters” tab at TodaysDietitian.com/SS18.

Registration Includes*
    • All continuing education sessions and workshops offering upwards of 15 CPEUs
    • Networking opportunities with peers and presenters
    • Product sampling from our sponsors
    • Keynote address
    • Fitness activities
    • Happy Hour

*Registration does not include accommodations or travel to and from Austin.

REGISTER NOW! Registration Only $349 Through January 31!

Interested in Participating in Austin's Local Food & Farm Tour?
Start your 2018 Spring Symposium experience a day early and join our Nutrition Editor Sharon Palmer, RDN, on Sunday, May 20, 2018, as she takes you on a tour of local farms and food organizations in Austin. Check out the full itinerary here.

This all-day, exclusive event is limited to only 40 attendees. Space will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and tour participants must be registered for the 2018 Symposium to attend. Click here to register for the symposium.

Cost is $35 per person and includes transportation, lunch on the farm prepared by a local chef, snacks, and education. Space is limited, so register now!

Saturday Room Availability at Austin Hyatt Regency
If you've registered for the Symposium and plan on booking your hotel room reservation at our discounted room rate to include Saturday, May 19, please be aware that Saturday nights in our block are quickly filling up! Book your reservation now via our discounted rate of $219-$249 per night or call 1-888-421-1442 and mention Today's Dietitian. We look forward to seeing you in Austin!

Thank you to our 2018 Symposium Sponsors!

 
 
 
 

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gigi Grillot at 646-942-2214 or email ggrillot@gvpub.com.
January Coupon
Save 18% on Courses, Webinars and CEU Packages!
Don’t just make some “resolution” for the New Year. Create a plan. Include continuing education as part of that 2018 plan and start by saving 18% when you purchase self-study courses, webinars, and course packages in our CE Learning Library this January. Choose the courses, webinars, or packages you want, place them in the cart and use coupon code 2018PLAN at checkout. Offer valid through January 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Learn more »
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January CPE Monthly:
Understanding Triglycerides: Strategies for Counseling Clients — Learn the Current Research on Triglycerides and Recommendations and Strategies RDs Can Use to Counsel Clients to Manage and Prevent CVD
This continuing education course examines current research on triglycerides and provides recommendations and strategies RDs can use when counseling their clients on management and prevention of CVD. Complimentary until 3/31/19 thanks to the support of our sponsor, Hass Avocado Board.

Community Health Workers in Outpatient Diabetes Education
This continuing education course describes the role of community health workers (CHWs) and investigates the current evidence regarding the use of CHWs in outpatient diabetes education programs and interventions. The sustainability of the CHW model is explored by evaluating how programs are funding the use of CHWs in practice. The role of RDs in collaboration with CHWs is discussed and suggestions for the advocacy and promotion of the CHW role are included.

How Nutrition Labeling Affects Food Purchases and Consumption
This continuing education course explores how the Nutrition Facts label and front of package labeling affect consumers’ food purchases and consumption habits. It analyzes the current Nutrition Facts label, the changes that will be implemented on the new label, consumer understanding of both label versions, the different types of front of package systems used internationally, and the potential impact front of package labeling has on consumer behavior. This information can help dietitians develop educational interventions and counseling strategies to support their clients’ effective use and understanding of food labels.
Upcoming Live Webinars
The Sustainability and Nutrition Connection
In this complimentary 1 CEU webinar on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, from 2-3 PM EST, Danielle Nierenberg, founder of FoodTank, will walk participants through the basics of sustainable food and discuss legislation and policy on sustainability in the US. To help you connect with patients on sustainability, Chris Vogliano, MS, RD, will provide evidence supported recommendations and clear communication strategies for RDNs and DTRs to integrate into their practices. Sponsored and accredited by Barilla®. Register Now »

Through the RD’s Lens: A Look at 2018’s Nutrition Trends
In this webinar, presented on Monday, January 29, 2018, from 2-3 PM EST, Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, will discuss the results of the "What's Trending in Nutrition" Survey and examine what these results can tell RDs about their clients and peers. Not only will this webinar be a dynamic and thought-provoking event, it will also provide practical take-aways that RDs can use when interacting with patients and clients. Register Now »

4-Part Webinar Series: A Journey Through The Seasons
Journey with Shayna Komar, RD, LD, and Chef Nancy Waldeck through the seasons in these 4 unique webinars. Each season they will provide you with recipes, tips, and ideas on how to use seasonal produce with the right herbs and spices. Listen and learn why great chefs and dietitians alike go to the garden to spice up their clients' kitchen!

     • Part 1: Winter Wonderland —January 31, 2018, from 2-3 PM ET
     • Part 2: Spring Fling — April 18, 2018, from 2-3 PM ET
     • Part 3: Summer Sizzle — July 18, 2018, from 2-3 PM ET
     • Part 4: Fall Fiesta — October 10, 2018, from 2-3 PM ET

REGISTER FOR ALL 4 PARTS at a discounted rate of $60 by adding all 4 webinars to your shopping cart and applying coupon code 4SEASONS at checkout! Please note: this discount applies only to non-CE Club Members.
Recorded Webinars
Update: What’s New in the World of Carbohydrates
In this complimentary 1 CEU recorded webinar, Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD, Professor, and prior member of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, will provide an overview of the science behind the carbohydrate recommendations of the DGAs. She will discuss the latest evidence relating to appropriate carbohydrate consumption, together with practical strategies for counseling patients and clients regarding the inclusion of healthful carbohydrates in their diets. Sponsored by Barilla®.

Private Practice — What Are You Waiting For?
Whether you're in private practice already or are considering it on a part-time basis, this 1 CEU recorded webinar will provide essential tools and insight necessary for success. 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 RDN looking to supplement your income, and interested in "exciting" assignments, this webinar is for you!
Expiring Soon
Are You Up to Date? Navigating the 2017 Diabetes Treatment Guidelines
Join Kathy Warwick, RD, CDE, for this timely and comprehensive overview of the 2017 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and learn about developing opportunities for RDNs in diabetes care. This joint Today’s Dietitian and Becky Dorner & Associates 1.5-CEU recorded webinar takes place on the Becky Dorner & Associates website. Registration prices for members and non-members are listed. Expires for credit on 2/7/18 at 11:59 PM EST.

Skin Cancer and Nutrition course
February 2015 CPE Monthly: This continuing education course evaluates the current research on dietary interventions that may affect the risk of developing skin cancer and analyzes the possible mechanisms involved with the disease. Expires for credit on 2/8/18 at 11:59 PM EST.