Wednesday, November 16, 2011

For Rhode Island RD's: Free CEU Webinar 12/6/2011

2 Free CEU Credits for RIDA Registered Dietitian Members!
Tuesday, December 6 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

RIDA study group -- Topic: Vitamin D insufficiency across lifespan
Article for discussion: Vitamin D insufficiency
Download the article for free online at:

Host: Ayelet Kantor, Ph.D. RD
When: Tuesday, December 6 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: 484 Hope street
More info: Lara Montle, MS, RD/Executive Territory Business Manager, Mead Johnson Nutrition will co-host this meeting.
The meeting will include a video presentation of Carol Wagner, MD & Bruce Hollis, Ph.D from the Medical University of South Carolina on vitamin D deficiency. Dr. Wagner is an author of the AAP position paper on Vitamin D recommendations.

Other suggested articles for dietitians who are interested in pediatrics are:

"Prevention of Rickets and Vitamin D Deficiency in Infants, Children, and Adolescents", Wagner CL, et al. Pediatrics 2008; 122; 1142-1152

"Adherence to Vitamin D Recommendations Among U.S. Infants", Perrine CG, et al. Pediatrics online Mar 22, 2010

1. RSVP by emailing
             Put the subject line: RIDA study group December 2011
             Put in the body of the mail: your name and affiliation.
             Check to see if you get a reply within 10 days. The number of people per session is limited, and the earlier you enroll the better chances that you get a spot.
2. Download the free copy of the article by following the link above.
3. Read the article and come prepared to discuss it. Read the Pediatric articles if you are interested.
4. Registered Dietitians receive 2-free CEU/CPE credits for attending and participating in the Journal Club.

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