Food for Life Training: Agenda

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Translating Nutrition Research into Community Education: A Workshop for Implementing Diet-Related Chronic Disease Curricula

Food for Life Training: 2018 Agenda
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Wednesday,

July 11

PCRM’S OFFICE BUILDING

5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016

8 – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

(This will be provided by PCRM.)

8:30 – 9 a.m.

Registration

9 – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and  Strategy & Overview of PCRM and the Food for Life Program

Josh Oviatt, Food for Life Program Manager & Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

9:30 – 10 a.m.

Group Introductions

Josh Oviatt, Food for Life Program Manager 

10 – 11 a.m.

Plant-Based Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Survival Myths & Facts

Dr. James Loomis, M.D., Medical Director of the Barnard Medical Center

11 – 11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Cancer Project, Kickstart Your Health, Healthy Basics, Kids

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

(This will be provided by GreenFare.)

1:45 – 2:45

Live Class Presentation: Employee Wellness Program

Jill Eckart, Managing Director of Nutrition

2:45 – 3:15

Strategies for Executing the Employee Wellness Program

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 – 4:30

Teaching for Understanding: What to say and how to say it so your students truly learn

Krista McKim, MA, NBCT

4:30 – 5:15

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Josh Oviatt, Food for Life Program Manager

Thursday,

July 12

PCRM’S OFFICE BUILDING

5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016

7 –  8 a.m. 

Breakfast

(This will be provided by GreenFare.)

8 – 9:30 a.m.

Sales & Marketing Orientation: Finding Venue and Community Allies & Filling Seats

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Break

9:45 – 11:45

Live Class Presentation: Introduction – How Foods Fight Cancer

Kara Blank-Gonzalez, Food for Life Instructor

11:45– 12:45 p.m.

Lunch

(This will be provided by GreenFare.)

12:45 – 1:45

Applying the Food For Life Curriculum into Practice: Technical Aspects of Cooking Demonstration Operations

Kara Blank-Gonzalez, Food for Life Instructor

1:45 – 2:45

Best Practices for Running the Food for Life Program in Your Community

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.

Break

3 – 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Diabetes Initiative, Nutrition Essentials

Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Panel  Discussion with Physicians Committee’s Nutrition Experts and Q & A

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Education

Maggie Neola, RD, Registered Dietitian

Lee Crosby, RD, Registered Dietitian

Friday,

July 13

PCRM’S OFFICE BUILDING

5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20016

7 –  8 a.m. 

Breakfast

8:00 – 10 a.m.

Media Training / Cooking Demonstrations (Group A)

Food for Life Trainees

Kara Blank-Gonzalez, Food for Life Instructor Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education 

Sierra Coppage, MA, MS, Communications Coordinator

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m. – 

12:00 p.m.

Media Training / Cooking Demonstrations (Group B)

Food for Life Trainees

Kara Blank Gonzalez, Food for Life Instructor Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education 

Sierra Coppage, MA, MS, Communications Coordinator

12:00 – 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 – 2:30 p.m.

Review the Program Guidelines, Sign Agreements, and Q & A

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Marketing Director

If you choose to use Saladmaster and Vitamix equipment, the following session is required.

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Saladmaster and Vitamix Partnerships 

Josh Oviatt, Food for Life Program Manager

Requirements for successful completion of this continuing education activity are: attendance at the entire activity and completion of the end of program evaluation. The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.​