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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!

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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.

NAND Fall Networking Event

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What: Indoor rock climbing (optional), snacks, refreshments, and networking
Where: The Crag Nashville – 15115 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, TN. 
When: September 26, 2017
The rock climbing class for the first 25 participants who sign up will start at 5:00 pm. Climbers will climb for 1-1.5 hours. All other members are welcome to attend at 5:30pm for refreshments and snacks. 
The event will end at 7:30pm.  
 
Please look for the email sent from SignUpGenious for RSVP information.
 
Visit www.iloverockclimbing.com for details about the climbing gym.
 
Please contact Amanda Erickson for any questions at Amanda.erickson2@hcahealthcare.com.

Volunteer Opportunity

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Kara Miller, Dietitian for Belmont University Dining Services, is in search of a dietitian or dietetic intern to help facilitate a documentary and panel discussion with Belmont students.

What: Documentary “In Defense of Food” + Panel Discussion for university students
Date: Monday, September 25th from 4:00-7:00 pm
Where: Belmont University

If interested, contact Kara at kara.miller@sodexo.com.

NAND in the News

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In celebration of Kids Eat Right Month, NAND’s own Katie Hinton recently wrote an article in the Tennessean entitled: “Breakfast and kids: a winning combination”. She also includes a delicious No-Fuss Egg and Veggie Bake recipe appropriate for the kids and kids-at-heart.  Check out the link below:

Breakfast and kids: A winning combination

Katie Hinton, MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and clinical dietitian at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dietetic Intern Reception

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NAND members, local students, and local dietetic interns:

Mark your calendar for the upcoming NAND Intern Reception!

This event is open to all dietetic interns and students in the area to learn more about NAND.

WHEN: Monday, September 11th, from 6:00-7:00pm
WHERE: Edmondson Pike Branch of the Nashville Public Library – Address: 5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville, TN 37211

For more information, contact Emily Hogan at emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com

NAND Volunteer Opportunity

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What: Women’s Heart Alliance Screening Event

Where: First Tennessee Park – 19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville, TN 37219

When: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm

Additional Information: This event is held for Metro-Nashville Employees. It is a “come and go” event in which different departments within Metro will pass through at designated times, resulting in a steady flow of participants throughout the event. There will be fun, heart healthy activities, health screenings and exercise demos. They are looking for a few RD’s to be available with educational information and to provide basic nutrition counseling if needed. They have a team of nurses who will be doing screens: blood pressure, weight, labs, etc. The event will have tents, tables, chairs for protection from the elements.

Please email Emily Hogan –  Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com or call/text 615-568-0608 if you are available to participate with this event. NAND will provide materials.

The 27th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Integrating Science, Creativity and Clinical Wisdom

NOVEMBER 10 – 12, 2017, Philadelphia Airport Marriott

The Renfrew Center Foundation Annual Conference will provide you with a front-row seat to the newest science and evidence-based practices for eating disorder treatment. Our workshops will help you determine how to integrate these new approaches into your own clinical practice and how to leverage the wisdom and intuition you’ve cultivated from real-world experience. As successful eating disorder professionals, we are always looking to improve our effectiveness. We understand the environment in which we practice is constantly changing and our patient population is changing too.

Keynote Presentations:

Making Mental Health Essential Health

Patrick J. Kennedy

Collaborative Care in the Treatment of Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan:

Lessons Learned from Research and Practice

Janet Treasure, OBE, PhD, FRCP, FRCPsych

Adele Lafrance, PhD, CPsych

Feeding Hunger…

A Journey of Self Discovery, Acceptance and Healing

Roxane Gay, PhD

Research Gaps & Promising Practices: A Feminist, Social Justice Inquiry

Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED, CEDS (Moderator)

Gayle E. Brooks, PhD

Rachael Calogero, PhD, FAED

Melissa-Irene Jackson, BS, BA

Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH

Featured Workshops:

What Motivates Change? Translating Theory into Practice

Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD

This experiential workshop offers a combination of principles, skills and strategies to help clients strengthen their commitment to change.

The Many Faces of ARFID: Let’s Get This Recognized and Treated

Karen Beerbower, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD

This presentation reviews current research about ARFID, and describes contemporary challenges, understanding about its presentation, clinical characteristics, complications, and best treatment practices.

Creative Brain-Based Clinical and Nutritional Treatment of EDs

Laura Hill, PhD & Sonja Stotz, RD, LD

This workshop introduces new, evidence-based clinical and nutritional treatment tools, and describes how they reflect neurobiological eating disorders research.

Living in This Queer Body: Treating Gender Nonconforming Patients

Asher Pandjiris, LMSW, MA & Jessica Kosciewicz, MS, RD

This workshop addresses the complexity of treating transgender patients who use disordered eating practices to manage body dissatisfaction. Clinical material is used to highlight the clinical challenge of working with the trans community, and to raise an awareness of a thus far unnoticed, but steadily growing, public health crisis.

Networking Breakfast For Nutrition Therapists

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 www.renfrewconference.com or contact Kavita Patel at 1-877-367-3383 or kpatel@renfrewcenter.com.