Additional Information

Enrollment:
A maximum of 4-5 participants per session to allow for individualized attention and focus.

Session Schedule: Click Here for Calendar

Arrival/Departure Time:
Arrive Sunday evening or early Monday morning for an 8:30 to 9:00 start time on Monday; will end Friday by 12:00 noon.

Cost:
The cost is $1,000 per participant, which includes a fully referenced-base syllabus, 5 days of instruction, case reviews, supervised experience, coaching, a journal club session, and follow-up availability for questions after returning to your home institution.  Travel expenses, lodging, and meals during the week are not included.  Food and drink (and coffee) are available for sale daily in the hospital cafeteria.  Note:  colleagues from fellow Morrison accounts receive a $50 discount off of the registration fee. 

To secure a spot in the program, a non-refundable $300 deposit is required.  The deposit will be deducted from your registration fee.  The remainder of the deposit will be due 3 months prior to the program start date. 

Refund Policy:  If you cancel more than one month in advance of the program start date and we are able to fill the slot, we will refund the $700 ($300 deposit is non-refundable).  Unfortunately, we will not be able to give refunds for cancellations less than one month prior to the program, as we would not be able to fill the spot in that short time.  Alternate participants are accepted.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Info (Note:  Updated as of Fall 2013 programs)
The traineeship schedule meets the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) guidelines to provide 28 CPE hours for Registered Dietitians (RDs) for the full session.  Note that CDR no longer requires pre-approval of programs for CPE.  Please check to see if your state, country or local area has additional requirements regarding pre-approval of programs.  Please refer to your Professional Development Portfolio manual or contact us with any questions.

The 2013 Nutrition Support Traineeship manual provided with the program has been approved by CDR to provide an additional 10 hours of self-study CPE for RDs.

Total CPEs available for RDs:  38 CPE hours

Please note that nutrition support clinicians other than Registered Dietitians are welcome to participate in the program, however, we are unable to provide continuing education credits for other disciplines.

Prerequisites:
The Traineeship is for clinical practitioners who work in nutrition support, and are interested in expanding their practice horizons and expertise.  Participants should have a basic knowledge and understanding of both enteral and parenteral nutrition support.  There are no absolute entry criteria except enthusiasm for nutrition support, and a thirst for knowledge, but practitioners should have 1-2 years of clinical nutrition support experience to get maximum benefit from the traineeship.

 

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