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: 2017 Agenda

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Wednesday, September 20

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

9:30 - 10 a.m.

Registration

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Strategy, and Overview of the Physicians Committee and the Food for Life Program

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

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Josh Oviatt, Food for Life Program Manager

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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

Neal Barnard, MD, PCRM President

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by GreenFare)

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Live Class Presentation: Employee Wellness Program

Jill Eckart, Managing Director of Nutrition

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.

Strategies for Executing the Employee Wellness Program

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

Jill Eckart, Managing Director of Nutrition

2:45 - 3 p.m.

Break

3 - 4:30 p.m.

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

  • Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education
  • Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Education
  • Karen Smith, R.D., Senior Dietitian
  • Maggie Neola, R.D., Registered Dietitian

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

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

  • Krista McKim, MA, NBCT
 

Thursday, September 21

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

7:00 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by GreenFare.)

8 - 8:45 a.m.

Introduction to Food for Life: Kickstart Your Health
Introduction  to Food For Life: Healthy Basics

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education

8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Live Class Presentation: Introduction – How Foods Fight Cancer

Jill Eckart, Managing Director of Nutrition

10:45 -
11 a.m.

Break

11 a.m. -
12:30 p.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by GreenFare.)

1:30 - 2:15 p.m.

Introduction  to Food For Life: Diabetes Initiative

Introduction  to Food For Life: Nutrition Essentials

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

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Kids Health

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

2:45 -
3 p.m.

Break

3 - 3:30 p.m.

Introduction to Food For Life: Cancer Project 

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

2:45 -
3 p.m.

Break

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

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

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs & Marketing Director

Susan Levin, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Education

 

Friday, September 22

PHYSICIANS COMMITTEE OFFICE BUILDING
5100 WISCONSIN AVE., NW, SUITE 400, WASHINGTON, DC 20016

7:00 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by the Physicians Committee.)

8 - 9:00 a.m.

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

Kara Blank-Gonzalez, Food for Life Instructor

 

8:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Media Training / Cooking Demonstrations

  • Food for Life Trainees
  • Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
  • Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education
  • Sierra Coppage, Communications Coordinator

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.

 

Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

 

Media Training / Cooking Demonstrations

  • Food for Life Trainees
  • Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
  • Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education
  • Sierra Coppage, Communications Coordinator

12:15 - 1 p.m.

Lunch

   

1 - 2 p.m.

 

Closing: Final Q & A, Training Evaluation, Collect Forms

  • Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education
  • Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Marketing Director
 
If you choose to use Saladmaster and Vitamix equipment, the following session is required.

2 - 3 p.m.

Saladmaster and Vitamix Partnerships

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Marketing Director

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.​