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Find us at the National Conference in Chicago this weekend! Booth #1336
Spring Symposium
Join us for our 5th annual continuing education and networking event for dietitians and nutrition professionals in Austin, Texas, May 20–23, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency!

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.

Visit with the presenter lineup coming soon!

Advance registration is only $199 through October 31! REGISTER NOW!

Thank you to our 2018 Symposium Sponsors!

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gigi Grillot at 646-942-2214 or email
Recorded Webinars
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, 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 »

Writing for the Record: Litigation and Liability
In this 1 CEU joint Becky Dorner & Associates and Today's Dietitian recorded webinar presented by Kathy Warwick, RD, CDE, and Michael Phillips, Esquire, we will discuss common issues in healthcare litigation and what the RDN can do to minimize the risk as an individual, as a member of the healthcare team, and as an employee. Register Now »
Expiring Soon
Advanced Insulin Pump Therapy
This 2 CEU continuing education course provides a brief overview of insulin pump therapy and introduces features of advanced insulin pump therapy, including temporary basal rate, alternate basal profile, and square-wave and dual-wave boluses. Indications for the use of advanced insulin pump therapy also are discussed, as is the research covering the use of advanced features in practice. Suggestions for applying the advanced features are provided as well. This program is not approved for continuing education credit for DTRs. Expires for credit on 10/27/17 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Recorded Webinar: 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, provides an overview of the science behind the carbohydrate recommendations of the DGAs. It discusses 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. Expires for credit on 11/2/17 at 11:59 PM EDT.

Dietary Influences on Lung Cancer:
An Evaluation of the Research and Strategies to Help Counsel Patients

This 2 CEU continuing education course explores the latest research on diet and the risk of lung cancer and discusses common nutrition-related consequences of the disease. RDs can apply the research to reduce their clients’ risk of developing lung cancer and improve the lives of those being treated for the disease. Expires for credit on 11/10/17 at 11:59 PM EST.
30% Off Coupon
Get 30% Off All Sports Nutrition Courses This Month!
Between now and October 31, get 30% off all Sports Nutrition courses! Just go to our online Course Catalog and search Sports Nutrition. Use coupon code FITNESS30 at checkout. Offer expires on October 31, 2017, at 11:59 PM EDT.
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October CPE Monthly
The Science Behind Fish Oil Supplements—Learn About Fish Oil’s Efficacy for a Variety of Conditions and Stages of Life
This continuing education course explores fish oil’s efficacy for a variety of conditions and stages of life.

Sustainability in Foodservice: The RD's Role in Implementing Sustainable Practices
This continuing education course explores the dietitian’s role in educating foodservice staff and clients on sustainability efforts and implementing sustainable practices in food service systems, including those pertaining to waste reduction, resource conservation, and the acquisition of equipment, food, and nonfood items.