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A Nurses Nutrition Network Conversation on the History of Nutrition in Nursing

Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 7-8:15 p.m. ET

A Nurses Nutrition Network  Conversation on the History of Nutrition in Nursing

Join us for a Nurses Nutrition Network continuing education webinar where our presenters take a look at the history of nutrition in nursing and discuss the critical role that self-care and nutrition play in health care.

  • Deborah Chielli joins us to discuss: The intersection of nursing and nutrition – past, present, and future
  • Deitra Dennis joins us to discuss: Taking care of our most valuable patient – the role of self-care in nursing.

Deborah Chielli, MSN, BS Dietetics, APRN, AGNP-C, DipACLM, has practiced primary care and lifestyle medicine in the community setting and while serving veterans in the VA Health System. She currently works in gastroenterology, where she teaches patients about food-as-medicine and helps them heal from irritable bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and other gastrointestinal conditions.

As adjunct faculty in Wilkes University’s MSN-NP program, Deborah incorporates the principles of lifestyle medicine into her course, advanced pathophysiology. She is a member of the Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute’s health professional and coaching teams.

Deborah served as editorial advisor and contributing author to Lifestyle Nursing, the first nursing textbook dedicated to lifestyle medicine. She is co-chair of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s RN/APRN Member Interest Group (MIG).

Deitra Dennis, RN, NBC-HWC, is The Self-Care Coach for Nurses who empowers multi-passionate nurses to prioritize the care of their MVP (most valuable patient), so that they can show up as the best version of themselves and impact the well-being of those connected to them.

Deitra is a national board-certified Health and Wellness Coach through the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching, licensed Food for Life instructor through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Ambassador of African Heritage and Health with Oldways Food Traditions, certified INTERVENT Health and Wellness Coach, and a certified Professional Plant-Based Chef through Rouxbe Online Culinary School.

Join Deborah and Deitra as they discuss the storied history of nurses in nutrition, and learn about their current work in nursing, nutrition, and health. 

Our nurse hosts for the program are dedicated health advocates Tammy Robertson, RN, BSN, and Cody Stubbe, RN, MSN. All nurses are welcome! There is no charge to attend. 

Mark your calendar today for this inspiring program! The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 7-8:15 p.m. ET over Zoom.

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