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Upcoming Webinars

Nutrition Documentation under the microscope. Documentation Challenges and ENCPRS


Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM PST, 1:00 PM MST, 2:00 PM CST, 3:00 PM EST
Length: 1 hr

1 hour of CPEU pending
This live presentation will be recorded and recording will be available for future access

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to align your nutrition documentation with Organizational, IT and Vendor priorities

  • Understand the role of ENCPRS standards in supporting nutrition documentation

  • How to develop strategies to evaluate ENCPRS and provide feedback that will strengthen the standards

Session Description:

Using Electronic Health Records to document nutrition for a patient or patient population is challenging. This webinar will review how to align your nutrition documentation requirements. ENCPRS – Electronic Nutrition Care Process Record System – defines the functions and criteria needed to integrate NCPT and eNCPT into an EHR. The webinar will also explain the value of ENCPRS and how it fits into overall Nutrition strategy.


Sharon Solomon, RD is currently a Senior Director of Food Services for Morrison Community Living in a 500+ bed facility in NYC. Her career has been varied and she has lead teams to create strong processes with automation often being the foundation. In addition, she is the past chair of Interoperability and Standards Committee with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sharon currently serves as the Advisory Chair for the Nutrition Informatics DPG in its first year with AND. Outside of work she is pursuing a Masters in Healthcare Administration with a concentration in Innovation, Strategy and Change Management.

Donna Quirk, MBA, RD, LD After serving for 20 years as the Clinical Nutrition Manager at Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, SC, Donna is now a Clinical Application Analyst on their Inpatient Clinical Documentation team. Early on, her experience implementing the CBORD system solidified her interest in nutrition informatics. She has completed the AMIA/AND 10x10 Informatics course and the HL7 Fundamental course. Donna accepted an opportunity to serve on the Interoperability and Standards Committee for AND in 2013. The mission of the committee is to ensure the inclusion of nutrition in health IT standards and terminologies. She served two terms as chair of the committee and was content lead for the currently published ENCPRS Standard for trial use. She has also served the South Carolina Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics as Secretary and in various Legislative roles. She led the effort that resulted in the successful passage of licensure in South Carolina. Donna is a graduate of Iowa State University and The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Donna and her husband’s favorite hobby is International travel.



Past Webinars

Nutrition Informatics 360: An Introduction to Nutrition and Health Informatics and Q & A Session with NI DPG Leaders

Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Time: 11:00 am PST, 12:00 pm MST, 1:00 pm CST, 2:00 pm EST 
Length: 1 hr

This webinar is approved for 1 CEU
This live presentation will be recorded and recording will be available for future access  


Nutrition Informatics 360: An Introduction to Nutrition and Health Informatics:

Kathleen Pellechia, MS, RDN

NI DPG Leader Q & A:

Chair: Kathleen Pellechia MS, RD,
Secretary: Ben Atkinson MS, RDN, CD
Treasurer: Leslye Rauth, MPH, RDN, CDE, FAND 

Session Description:
Nutrition informatics is defined as the "intersection of nutrition, information, and technology" and it is an exciting and ever-evolving field. Yet, it is important to first understand the principles of informatics as a discipline and how nutrition informatics fits into the larger picture of health informatics and health information technology. This presentation will walk through this pathway from all angles and will highlight examples from various aspects of nutrition practice (clinical, public health, research, etc.).

Learning Objectives:

  •  Define what nutrition informatics is and how it is used by dietitians

  • Describe the different types of nutrition informatics

  • Identify potential careers in nutrition informatics