National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course

National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course – Online

Viewing Dates: September 1-November 30, 2016

The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course online program will be available from September 1 to November 30, 2016. The program is eligible for up to 12 contact hours of professional continuing education. Viewing details and information will be sent to site coordinators as registration requests are received.

Register Now! For the online distance program 

  • $20/person
  •  Group sites: Contact Chris Carlstrom for registration instructions
    carls020@umn.edu | 612-624-3029

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Chris Carlstrom
carls020@umn.edu |612-624-3029

National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course – Face-to-Face

July 27 – 29, 2016
Cowles Auditorium
Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
301 19th Av. S. Minneapolis, MN

About

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to describe ways that appropriate nutrition services can improve pregnancy outcomes, describe the effect of maternal eating behaviors on birth outcomes and infant health status and development and identify characteristics of model programs and counseling approaches for maternal and infant nutritional health.

This continuing education program is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women.

Agenda

Wednesday – July 27, 2016
8:00 am Registration, Light Breakfast
8:45 Welcome

Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN
Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health,
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

9:00 Breast Feeding and the Substance Exposed Dyad 

Lauren Jansson, MD
Director of Pediatrics, Center for Addiction and Pregnancy
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

10:15 Break
10:30 Perinatal Marijuana Use and Lactation

Lauren Jansson, MD

11:45 Lunch – On your own
1:00 pm Providing Support for Families of Infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Joanne Wesley, BA, IBCLC
Breastfeeding Clinic, Hennepin County Medical Center

2:15 Break
2:30 Effects of Depression on Nutrition and Weight in Low-income, Non-pregnant Women

Chery Smith, PhD, MPH
Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota

3:30 Break
3:45 Nutrition as an Integral Part of Preconception and Interconception Care for Women

Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RDN
Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Helene Kent
Consultant

5:00 Wrap Up and Synthesis
Thursday – July 28, 2016
8:00 am Registration, Light Breakfast
9:00 Influencing Eating Behaviors of Parents and Children: Marketing and Labeling Policy

Christina Roberto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

10:15 Break
10:30 Influencing Eating Behaviors of Parents and Children: Behavioral Economics Strategies

Christina Roberto, PhD

11:45 Lunch – On your own
1:00 pm Determinants of the Infant Microbiome and Childhood Obesity: Mom Matters

Noel Mueller, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University

2:15 Break
2:30 Development of Taste and Flavor Preferences: The Roles of Basic Biology and Early Experience

Nuala Bobowski, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Monell Chemical Senses Center

3:45 Break
4:00 Improving Nutrition in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Revised Nutrition Standards

Samia Hamdan, MPH, RD
Midwest Region Special Nutrition Programs Nutritionist, USDA Food and Nutrition Service

5:00 Wrap Up and Synthesis
Friday – July 29, 2016
8:00 am Registration, Light Breakfast
9:00 Maternal Weight — Before, During and Beyond Pregnancy

Denise Gee, MPH RD
Senior Public Health Nutritionist, Public Health Foundation WIC

12:15 pm Closing Comments and Adjourn

Registration Fees

  • Full conference registration – $195
  • Student only (full conference) – $90
  • Single day rates:
    • Day 1 – $80
    • Day 2 – $80
    • Day 3 – $50

The registration fee includes program sessions, refreshment breaks and continuing education certificate for up to 15 contact hours of professional continuing education. Single day registration is available and students may register for the entire conference at a reduced rate.

Register Now!

Hotel Accommodations
Local hotels offering a discounted University of Minnesota rate include:

  • Aloft Minneapolis – 900 Washington Ave. S., 612-455-8400
  • Commons Hotel – 615 Washington Ave. S.E., 612-379-8888
  • Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown– 1500 Washington Avenue S, 612-333-4646
  • Days Inn – 2407 University Avenue S.E., 612-623-3999

Ask for the University of Minnesota rate when booking a room. These hotels also offer a government rate if you qualify

Accreditation

This activity has been submitted for approval to the Wisconsin Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program Committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  Nurses may earn up to 15.0 contact hours for the in-person program and up to 12 contact hours for the online program.

This activity (CPE Activity 126762) has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 15.0 CPE’s  for the in-person program and up to 12 CPE’s for the online program level 2.

The Centers for Public Health Education and Outreach (CPHEO) University of Minnesota School of Public Health, awards up to 15 (60 minute) contact hours (1.5 professional continuing education units) for the in-person program and awards up to 12 (60 minute) contact hours (1.2 professional continuing education units) for the online program.

This program is approved for CPH recertification credit.

Cancellation Policy

A refund for the in-person program can be made if written notice of cancellation is received by July 20, 2016. An administrative fee of $25 will apply. No-shows will be billed for the full amount. A full refund for the online program can be made if written notice of cancellation is received by August 31, 2016. Cancellation of the online program will be charged the full amount after September 1, 2016.

The University of Minnesota reserves the right to cancel the program. In the event that the University of Minnesota cancels the program, a complete refund of fees paid will be made. The University of Minnesota is not responsible for participant housing or travel expenses.

The National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course is supported in part by:

Food and Nutrition Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Grant Agreement No. WIC-UNIV.MN-16. Financial support of this course provided by the Food and Nutrition Service cannot be interpreted as an endorsement of the views presented by the course speakers.

Health Resources and Services Administration/Maternal and Child Health Bureau through T79MC00007-27-01, Public Health Nutrition Training Grant. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the agency.