Date / Times
8:30 am-3:00 pm
Massachusetts Dietetics in Health Care Communities
In person meeting on Thursday 5-4-23, 9am-3pm; Registration 8:30 am
Registration Fees: $50.00 for members, $75.00 for non-members. Includes light breakfast and lunch.
Would you like to bring a Food Service Manager or Dietary Manager as your guest for the IDDSI presentation? Plan 10:30-1:30, which includes the light lunch. Please email Mary Rybicki at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and your guests name. Space may be limited so please communicate soon!
Location: Alliance Health at Marie Esther, 720 Boston Post Rd E., Marlborough, MA. 01752
Supported by Medtrition, https://www.medtrition.com/ and SimplyThick, https://www.simplythick.com/
and samples provided by Rubicon Foods, https://rubiconfoods.com/
Meeting Space, set-up, beverages and some IDDSI testing items provided by Alliance Health!
- 8:30-9:00am: Coffee, bagels/muffins, and Registration
- 9:00-10:30am: Nutrition and Systems Biology—What It Means for Rds. Functional Nutrition and beyond!
- 10:30-10:45am: Break
- 10:45-12:45 pm: IDDSI: Implement and Learn the Language Through Food/Drink Testing. Includes .5 hours interaction with vendors.
- 12:45-1:30 pm: Lunch break, salads/wraps/fruit/chips, and beverage. Network with sponsors and Speakers
- 1:30-3:00pm: Cannabis and CBD Use for Seniors
Learning Objectives & Speakers – 5 CEUS
Nutrition and Systems Biology—What It Means for Rds. Functional Nutrition and Beyond! By Cindy Carroll, MS, RDN, RN. Websites: https://www.ifn.health/ifn-home .
- Examine the significance of utilizing a systems approach to nutrition assessment.
- List the six key ingredients/characteristics of the GI tract that relate to its relevance to the health of the rest of the body.
Suggested learning need codes pending
IDDSI: Implement and Learn the Language Through Food/Drink Testing! By Mary Rybicki, MS, RDN, LDN and Katrina Woodward, MS/CCC-SLP, FEES Specialist & Certified Dementia Practitioner
- Confirm “WHY” IDDSI is so important and recognize the changes from NDD to IDDSI.
- Comprehend the significance of evaluating foods and fluids and become comfortable with the IDDSI Testing Methods.
- Gain confidence with creating and carrying out an IDDSI implementation plan.
Suggested Learning Need Codes: 5210, 5410, 8100 and Suggested Performance Indicators: 3.3.4, 8.3.6, 8.3.7, 10.2.9, 13.2.3
Cannabis and CBD Use for Seniors by Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN, FAND. https://www.jannabiswellness.com/
- Identify the major components of the cannabis and hemp plants and explain how they may promote healing and relief.
- List the top three reasons clients may, as they age or at the end of life, turn to medical cannabis or CBD.
- Discuss the different methods of cannabis or CBD administration, including why some methods might work better for individual clients than others based on potential drug interactions and medical conditions.
- Recognize the pros and cons of cannabis/CBD use as it relates to seniors and end of life situations.
Suggested learning need codes: 6000 (Education, Training, and Counseling); 5420 (Complementary Care, Alternative Therapies); 3070 (Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, botanical interaction); 2010 (Botanicals, Phytochemicals) and suggested performance Indicators: 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends; 10.4.4 Makes recommendations for the appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplementation in the management of health and disease; 10.4 Applies knowledge of the interrelationship and impact of pharmacotherapy, dietary supplements, functional foods and nutrients on health and disease in accordance with Scope of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for RDNs; 10.2 Implements the Nutrition Care Process to ensure individual health goals are established, monitored, and achieved while adhering to the Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care for RDN.