Continuing Education Opportunities

NCAND strives to post every continuing education opportunity that we hear about. 

Food Allergy Management: Practical Skills for Healthcare Providers
10/20 8:30 AM–1:00 PM
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This workshop is designed for healthcare providers who work with pediatric or adult clients with food allergy. By the end of the workshop, participants will gain skills to help them help their clients learn survival skills to safely manage their food allergy. No prior experience with managing food allergy is required to attend this workshop.
Target Audience
Dietitians, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Public Health Nutritionists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Advanced Practice Providers and Interested Others
List the different types of food allergy and prevalence rates
Discuss the nutritional implications of food allergy for children and adults
Identify hidden sources of the major allergens
Recommend alternatives for foods that are major allergens to help their clients plan nutritionally complete meals
Recognize how food allergy and restrictive diets can lead to disordered eating patterns

Healthy Eating in Practice is a hands-on conference for physicians and other healthcare professionals, focused on changing the culture of healthcare to better support healthy eating behaviors, particularly in children and families, and prevent chronic diet-related diseases.

In addition to presentations by leading practitioners, researchers, and policy experts, attendees will visit area farms, farmers markets, and gardens. Participatory cooking workshops will be team taught by nutrition experts alongside local chefs. Daphne Miller, M.D., author of Farmacology, will give a keynote address on the intersection of farming, food, and health. Medical, nursing, and other continuing education credits are available.

ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project), in partnership with Duke University World Food Policy Center, University of North Carolina Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and MAHEC, will present the Healthy Eating in Practice Conference August 26-29, 2018, at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC.

Register by June 30 for early-bird discounts. Special rates are available for RN, NP, PA, and dietitians/nutritionists. 

Nutricia Learning Center: Specialized nutrition education – helping you help your patients.
Bringing you a comprehensive set of educational resources and tools in a range of specialized nutrition areas
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