Courses & Webinars

NE Webinars are a member benefit of Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) DPG.  Most webinars are free to NE members.  If a webinar is “Open Access”, then it is open to non-members as well.  If you are not a member of NE, it is only $40 annually and you receive 18+CEUs annually free with your membership.  More info on Joining NE.

Many more events coming up… check back for updates.

NE Member Webinar

MNT Reimbursement for Sports RDs: Is it worth it?

May 17 at 2pm EST

Speaker: Christa Smith, MCN, RDN, LD

Description: Many sports dietitians choose not to pursue an insurance-based practice model due to the lack of information on the potential reimbursement rates and hassle of the process. Many rely on the answers from other RD’s in online forums to base such decisions. This event will help clear up any misinformation about insurance reimbursement for the sports RD by providing an understanding of the credentialing process as well as the billing process. A thorough investigation of insurance carriers will be provided to help the sports RD be able to objectively decipher if an insurance model of pay would be the best option for their practice. Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the pros and cons of billing insurance in order to determine if this is a good option for their business.

Learning Objectives:  

  1. Understand the process of credentialing and the benefits of doing so.
  2. Locate resources for credentialing.
  3. Understand the billing process and how to submit claims to insurance panels.
  4. Identify insurance carriers with the most potential for reimbursement for the sports RD.
  5. Understand the average reimbursement rate seen over the last year.
  6. Discuss the pros and cons of billing insurance.

Performance Indicators:

(14.2.6) Applies knowledge of payment and reimbursement models.

(14.3.5) Identifies and anticipates risks related to the project and/or organization.

(14.2.7) Negotiates payment and reimbursement for customers/patients in order to promote access to care

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Sponsored Webinar

A Fresh Take on Food Processing: Empowering Your Audience to Make Informed Food Choices

June 7 at 1 p.m. EST

Speakers: Eric A. Decker, PhD & Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDCES

Sponsor: Potatoes USA

Description: This session will take a deeper dive into the evolution and benefits of common food processing techniques; parse through terms and phrases that continue to be confusing to both health professionals and consumers alike; and highlight ways to deliver compelling, science-based messages and application techniques that educate and empower people to incorporate processed foods into eating patterns that meet their nutrition and lifestyle goals.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Provide context to the history and evolution of food processing – from our earliest ancestors to its value in today’s food supply to achieve a safe, accessible, equitable and healthy food system
  2. Refine approach to educating consumers on various definitions (processed food vs food processing) and classification systems (e.g., NOVA) 
  3. Leverage best practices to effectively communicate with consumers and drive behavior change

Performance Indicators:

(2.1.3) Tailors message to meet the needs of the target audience

(2.1.4) Uses a variety of media to deliver information

(4.1.2) Interprets and integrates evidence-based research and literature in decision-making

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