Starting & Developing a Successful Private Practice

MC- Seminars Presents:

Starting and Developing a Successful Nutrition Private Practice
Have you been thinking about starting your own nutrition practice? Not sure where to begin? Trying to decide how to set up your office, and legal paperwork needed? Are you looking for real answers on costs, insurance companies, and setting fees? Then this program is for you.

Marlisa Brown MS RD, CDE, CDN and Constance MSED, RD, CDE, CDN
Both with successful private practices, together they will take their 30 plus years of experience to give you the tools you need to take that next step.

Program Outline
(Approved by CDR for 3 RD CEUs, program registration includes: All materials, workbook, and snack break.)

Is Private Practice for You?

  • Shaping your Practice to Fit Your Personality Type
  • Being your own Boss
  • Myths about Private Practice
  • When to Quit your Day Job
  • Pros and Cons

Start up Decisions and Costs

  • Office Space (Rent, Buy, at Home or Sublet)
  • Furniture
  • Equipment (Buy, Lease, or use what you have)
  • Basics Office Supplies
  • Forms, Handouts, &Patient Information Materials
  • Staffing (Do you need help when you get started?)
  • Making up a Checklist of What you Need to Get Started
  • Individual Proprietor, Corporation, or Partnership

Business Basics

  • Your Professional Team
  • Business Plan
  • Setting Goals
  • Finance and Money (Show me the money)

Step Two

  • Building your Brand
  • Building your Platform
  • Counseling Expertise
  • Ethics and Malpractice

Fees and Reimbursement

  • Payment Methods
  • Fee Structure & Pricing

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Our Programs


All New Diabetes Update 2017 (4.5 RDN/DTR CEUs)
New Program

Early Bird Special $99 Professional, $89 Student. Dates for early bird deadlines; for NYC (Extended to February 20th). After the Early Bird Deadline price changes to $159 Professional and $149 Students
The Beacon Hotel, NYC, Friday March 31st 2017 8:00 AM-1:00 PM

The Entrepreneurial Professional (4 RDN/DTR CEUs)

Early Bird Special $109 Professionals, $99 Student (Extended to February 10th) after February 20th price changes to $169 Professional and $149 Student
The Beacon Hotel, NYC, Friday March 31st, 2:00-6:00 PM

Starting & Developing a Successful Private Practice (3 RDN/DTR CEUs)

$149 Professional, $129 Students.

Meal Planning Strategies for Low FODMAPs and Gluten-Free Diets (2 RDN/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

$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
$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

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

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