Technology for Dietitians
LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY: TOOLS AND RESOURCES TO EFFICIENTLY RUN YOUR NUTRITION BUSINESS
With advances in technology growing by the day, there is an increased demand for the use of technology to communicate with patients, provide optimal and efficient patient care and for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists to manage their businesses. Whether you are an RDN working in any setting and looking for apps, Telehealth platforms and electronic health records to provide MNT to patients or an RDN in private practice looking for an efficient way to manage your business, this webinar will provide you with practical technology resources that you can put to use! Nutrition professionals will get an inside look into various high quality and HIPAA compliant technology platforms and how they can be used to provide 21st Century patient care and grow your business.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • State guidelines for a technology platform to be HIPAA compliant and what nutrition professionals need to ask a service provider to ensure that the technology is HIPAA compliant.


  • Explain how a Telehealth platform can be used to communicate with patients, including those with an interactive, HIPAA compliant interface.


  • Discuss HIPAA compliant communication with patients using technology including email, text messaging, appointment confirmations, and protocols that may be needed to ensure HIPAA compliant two-way communication.


  • Demonstrate the daily use of at least one health app, one HIPAA compliant electronic health record, one Telehealth platform (with interactive video and messaging) and one HIPAA and PCI compliant business software and and analysis tool (with credit card processing, scheduling and management of staff).


  • List a variety of ways technology can be used to enhance patient care and manage an efficient business.
Live Event Date: Sep 30, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 1065, 7070, 7180
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 5.1.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.7, 5.3.2
Target Audience: RDs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT
Ilene Cohen

Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, E-RYT, C-IAYT, is a NYC-based, nationally recognized Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, and IAYT-certified yoga therapist. Ilene has been an RD since 2000 and a yoga teacher since 2007 and was recently credentialed as a Certified Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. A NYSAND media spokesperson, Ilene is a sought-after presenter of CPE webinars, speaking engagements at local and national conferences, and has been featured on radio, local television and in publications including Self Magazine and Yoga Journal.

Her private practice and company, PranaSpirit Nutrition & Wellness, specializes in mind-body integrative and functional medical nutrition therapy and therapeutic yoga. Ilene has used various aspects of yoga, including asana (poses), pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, restoratives and Yoga Nidra, with her nutrition clients for the past eight years. She is extremely passionate about this topic and is eager to share tools and resources with Registered Dietitian Nutritionists so they can help their clients while improving their own self-care.

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Expiration Date: (Sep 02,2018)

Rating: 4.40 out of 5

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