Other Continuing Education Opportunities


 Eating Disorders Journal Club
The journal club will resume again Fall of 2015 check back for updates

We hope you can join us for next meeting. 

When: January 12th, 2016

Where: The Emily Program, Spokane

             2020 E 29th Ave, Suite 200, Spokane, WA

Presenter: TBA

No need to RSVP. We hope to see you on January 12th.

 Questions can be directed to Krista Crotty at
(509) 252-1366.

 Upcoming Journal Club meetings:

Journal Club meets on a quarterly basis. Upcoming meetings are as follows:

April 12th, 2016 

The Emily Program Spokane is located at:

202 East 29th Avenue

Suite 200

Spokane, WA 99203


(509) 252-1366






Save the Date!

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the Northwest Renal Dietitians (NWRD) 2016 Annual Conference! Join us for another comprehensive renal nutrition conference, with two full days of learning, networking, and CPE opportunities.

The conference will be held:

DATE:    March 3 and 4, 2016

PLACE: McMenamins Edgefield

                                              2126 SW Halsey St,                                   

            Troutdale, OR 97060 

This year’s Program Agenda includes topics such as:

Advanced Care Planning / RD’s Role
Nutrition Assessments: Exams/Labs
Influences on Appetite in ESRD
Dietary Acid Load / Metabolic Acidosis
Iron-Based Phosphate Binders
Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation
Marijuana in CKD/ESRD
Planting a Seed for Behavioral Change
Inflammation / Anti-Inflammation Diet
Diabetes Considerations in CKD
Update from Northwest Renal Network

Registration fee is $225* ($299 Canadian Exchange Rate*)

*additional online fees may apply

The Networking Event will be held on Edgefield campus, Thursday evening, March 3rd

  • Additional CPE activities can be acquired by visiting with Exhibitors and perusing Poster Sessions.
  • Participate in a whimsical “Passport to Edgefield” to get to know the campus and be eligible to win a prize!


Next Steps: Save the dates on your calendar!

  1. Check out the new NWRD website and follow us on Twitter for updates!
  2. Respond to our Call for Abstracts and Poster Sessions to present your original research, project, or educational innovations at the Networking Event. Email us with your ideas.
  3. For assistance with fees and travel costs, download the Stipend Application then email us the completed form by December 31, 2015. (Note: this is an earlier deadline than in previous years)
  4. In early 2016, stay tuned for more on the final Program Agenda and Registration guidelines.

Please contact us for questions about the conference. We hope to see you in March!

Paula Staab and Susie Beckett

NWRD 2016 Annual Conference Co-Chairs

Email: NWRDonline@gmail.com

Phone: 570-556-7090