Marlisa & Connie Seminars

Presented by, Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN and Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RD, CDE, CDN: Both award winning dietitians, speakers and authors in private practice.

Together they will take their 30+ years of experience and provide you with the tools you need to launch to the next level. Don’t miss these exciting programs.

Upcoming Programs        Click here to see upcoming programs

  • All New DIABETES UPDATE 2016, Nutrition intervention strategies, prevention and treatment guidelines, algorithms and medications

    • Uncommon Types of Diabetes
    • Diabetes Diagnostic Criteria
    • Acute and Chronic Complications
    • New Medications and Treatment Alogorithms
    • MNT Intervention Strategies
    • Lifestyle Intervention Strategies
    • Behavior Change
    • And More

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  • Motivational Interviewing and Nutritional Intervention Strategies
    for Managing Complicated Patients.

    Treating patients with multiple diagnosis can often be overwhelming. Identifying nutri-tional needs for these diagnoses, coupled with needed behavior change strategies, and motivational interviewing techniques, are the keys to success. Join us in this interactive program, which will give you all the skills you need, to handle even the most complicated patient.

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  • Multiskilling for Nutrition Professionals,
    How to Position Yourself in a Changing Marketplace.

    The opportunities available for nutrition professionals today are ever changing. Therefore identifying your strengths and developing them is the key to securing new positions and increasing your income. So what’s needed? You must maximize the skills required for traditional roles while expanding your expertise into less competitive new markets.

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  • Health Benefits of Spices Around the world

    Today, as chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer continue to soar, people are taking a second look at the health benefits associated with spices. Consuming herbs may help to prevent and manage heart disease, cancer and diabetes. This session will discuss the latest evidence on the health and healing properties of herbs and spices, and identify the top five flavor and food trends from around the world.

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  • FODMAP and Gluten-Free Baking Demonstration and Tasting

    Knowing how to modify a recipe for a low FODMAP diet or how to work with Gluten-Free grains can be difficult. Most who are following a low FODMAP diet will do better with gluten-free grains, making them an important selection for both diets. Join us for a demonstration and sampling of some recipes that will work for both diets.

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  • Meal Planning Strategies for Low FODMAPs and Gluten-Free Diets

    After being diagnosed it can be overwhelming to follow a safe and satisfying meal plan. The steps include finding a list of safe foods, learning how to modify recipes and incorporate them into a meal plan that fits into your patients lifestyle, and making adjustments as needed. Often there is the added piece of making additional modifications to account for multiple diagnoses. We are in the world now of what can be done, instead of what cannot. This program will give you the tools you need to modify and develop a successful meal for a patient following a gluten-free, or low FODMAP diet, or both.

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  • Nutrition Billing

    Do you find CPT and ICD codes difficult to understand? Are you prepared for the new ICD-10 codes? Looking for easy ways to complete insurance billing forms? Need help understanding EOBs, covered services and expected payouts? Do you want help filling out claim forms, using and selecting billing software? Then this is the seminar for you. We use state of the art programming to give you hands on guidance for completion of “clean” claims that will facilitate timely reimbursement. Updated with new information on the Affordable Care Act Government Exchanges!

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  • Gluten-Free and FODMAPs

    Do you want to know more about FODMAP-restricted diets, what the research shows, and how to work with patients? Do you want to learn the latest information on gluten-related disorders, meal planning and new diagnostic protocol and recently passed FDA labeling guidelines? Then this program is for you.

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  • Learn What it Takes to Get Published

    Have you been asking questions about getting published – only to be left with more questions than answers? Not sure if you should publish through the traditional route or self publish? Want to know how getting published can shape your career? Wondering how to find an agent? Then this program is for you. Get the facts directly from a literary agent and other industry leaders.

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  • How to Write a Proposal

    In this step by step hands on program you will actually write a proposal. Leave this program with a book proposal and/or business proposal that sells. Also, special tips on pricing.

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  • Starting & Developing a Successful Private Practice

    Attend this seminar and learn the basics of setting up your business model, building a customer base, getting started with pricing and billing, establishing and selling your niche, setting yourself apart from the competition and diversifying your income.

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  • How to Become an Insurance Provider

    Want to become an insurance provider? Not sure where to begin? In this hands on seminar you will learn how to become an insurance provider the rules and regulations associated with Medicare how to identify the best insurance companies to credential with and what to do when the panel is closed.

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  • The Entrepreneurial Professional

    Are you thinking about launching an entrepreneurial venture? We’ll teach you the basic business skills every successful entrepreneur must have. Do you want to develop your brand and platform, write and price proposals, give killer presentations, develop educational materials or be a source for the media? Then this is the program for you.

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Our Programs

 

All New Diabetes Update 2016
New Program special pricing

(Closed) The Holiday Inn Plainview, NY Friday June 10th 8:30 AM-1:30 PM

All New Diabetes Update 2016
New Program special pricing

The Sheraton Parsippany, NJ Saturday June 11th 8:30 AM-1:30 PM 4.5 RDN & DTR, CEUs
$149 Professional, $129 Student

Starting & Developing a Successful Private Practice

The Sheraton Hotel, Edison, NJ, Saturday December 5th and at The Holiday Inn 9AM-12PM, Plainview, NY Saturday December 12, 2015 9AM-12PM, 3 RDN/DTR CEUs $149 Professional, $129 Student

Nutrition Billing

The Holiday Inn., Plainview, NY Saturday December 12, 2015 1PM-4PM. 3 RDN/DTR CEUs $149 Professional, $129 Student

Health Benefits of Spices Around the World

1 ½ RDN/DTR CEUs $69 Professional, $59 Student

Motivational Interviewing and Nutritional Intervention Strategies for Managing Complicated Patients

(Closed) Essex Hotel and Spa, Essex VT, Saturday November 21st, 2015 9AM-1PM, 4 RDN/DTR CEUs
$169 Professional, $159 Student

The Entrepreneurial Professional

(Closed) The Sheraton Hotel, Parrsipany, NJ, Friday December 4th, (9AM-1PM) 4 RDN/DTR CEUs
$169 Professional, $149 Student.

Meal Planning Strategies for Low FODMAPs and Gluten-Free Diets

The Sheraton Hotel, Parrsipany, NJ, Friday December 4th 2-4 PM (Closed) and at The Sheraton Hotel, Edison, NJ, Saturday December 5th 1-3PM
2 RD & DTR CEUs,
$129 Professional, $119 Student.

Multiskilling for Nutrition Professionals, How to Position Yourself in this Changing Marketplace.

Professional $169 Student $149

How to Write a Proposal

3 RD & DTR CEUs
$149 Professional, $129 Student

How to Become an Insurance Provider

2 RD, CEUs $129 Professional, $119 Student, (includes all materials)

Gluten-Free and FODMAPs

Restricted diets for gluten-related disorders and IBS
6 RD & DTR CEUs
$239 Professional, $199 Student.

Learn What it Takes to Get Published

4 RD, CEUs $169 Professional, $149 Student

FODMAP and Gluten-Free Baking Demonstration and Tasting

2 RD & DTR CEUs $120 Professional, $99 Student

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  • Excellent, it gave me the boost I needed to start my projects for writing.
  • Insiders tips that are so valuable.
  • Very motivating and informative for tips on how to plan and budget for getting your business started
  • Insurance billing was quite eye-opening.
  • Very applicable made me find what I can do
  • Very helpful for starting and building a private practice
  • Great Presentation
  • This program was very helpful for me; I was able to establish basics for opening my own practice