March 3+4, 2022 (Pacific Time)

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  • Registration refunds are not available

  • For Canadian registrants, CAD$ exchange rate will be added to ticket price at checkout


  • The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) approved this program for

    • 12 CPEUs for LIVE webinar presentations

    • 1 CPEU for LIVE Exhibits and

    • 1 CPEU for LIVE Posters

    • (or) 12 CPEUs for RECORDED webinar presentations

  • Note the EXPO Hall booths (exhibitor and poster sessions) are only approved for CPEUs during the LIVE event. 

  • We encourage all registrants to attend the LIVE event so they may interact with peers, engage with live speakers, and visit the EXPO Hall.

  • CPEU certificates will be awarded individually for each webinar presentation upon completion of the evaluation at the end of the conference.

  • Please note that Accelevents runs time-based analytics in the background and records attendee participation of each session (live and/or recorded). It is up to the attendee to log the appropriately earned CPEU certificates with the CDR.

  • In accordance with CDR's policies, NWRD will maintain the analytics for several years, in the event CDR requests audits of past attendees.

  • Message from the CDR:  All approved continuing professional education ethics related activities that address the Academy/CDR Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession must include the following statement prominently posted on its materials:  "The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) are not responsible for the provider’s interpretation of the Academy/CDR Code of Ethics for the Nutrition and Dietetics Profession or its enforcement as it relates to the scenarios and content presented in this activity." - For more information, visit >>


Please let us know if you have questions

Thank you,

2022 NWRD Planning Team

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Opportunity and Choice: 

A History of the Basques in Idaho 

John Bieter PhD

Co-founder & Professor

Basque Studies Program, History Department

Boise State University

Boise, ID


Plant-Based Diets & Potassium in Kidney Disease

Shivam Joshi MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Nephrologist, and Plant-based Physician

Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine

NYC Health & Hospitals/Bellevue

New York, NY


Alleviating the Progression of CKD:

Proactive Nutrition Strategies

AnnaMarie Rodriguez RDN LD FAND

Nutrition Directions LLC

Dietitian/Nutrition Consultant

Expert in Plant-Based Nutrition & CKD Nutrition Intervention

Cook-Along:  Learn to Cook Basque Cuisine,

the Kidney-Friendly Way

Chef Asier Garcia

Executive Chef     

Leku Ona Restaurant

Boise, ID

with Tom Fitzsimmons


Fitzsimmons Media

The National Kidney Diet – Newly Revised!

Rachael Majorowicz RDN CSR LD FNKF

Dialysis Dietitian, Mayo Clinic Dialysis Services
Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Rochester, MN

Management of Hyperphosphatemia:

The Past, Present and Future

Arnold L Silva MD PhD

Director of Clinical Research

Boise Kidney & Hypertension Institute

Meridian, ID



Value-Based Care in Nephrology

Thao Pascual MD FASN

Associate Chief Medical Officer

U.S. Renal Care

Medical Ethics in the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Experience of a Hospital and Lessons Learned

Kenneth Prager MD FACP

Professor of Medicine

Director of Medical Ethics

Chair of Medical Ethics Committee

Columbia University Medical Center

New York, NY

Dental Care in Elderly and CKD Population

Stephenie Dickie DDS MS

Geriatric Dentistry

Mobile Care Dentistry

Private Practice

Nampa, ID


Lifestyle as Medicine

Jennifer Shalz MD

Internal Medicine Physician & Medical Director

Department of Lifestyle Medicine

St. Luke’s Health System

Meridian and Nampa, ID

Diversity Competency to Improve

Patient Engagement 

Felicia Speed PhD LMSW

Vice President, Social Work Services

Fresenius Kidney Care

Greenville, SC 

Training on the 7-Point

Subjective Global Assessment (SGA)

Linda McCann RDN CSR

Nephrology Nutrition Consultant & Speaker

Eagle, ID

The following CPEUs are approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR):

  • Thursday’s Presentations = 6 CPEUs 

    • Live (or) Recorded​

  • Friday’s Presentations = 6 CPEUs

    • Live (or) Recorded

  • Exhibitors = 1 CPEU

    • Live only​

  • Posters = 1 CPEU

    • Live only​

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Dear Speakers, Posters, & Exhibitors:


Please EMAIL or UPLOAD your PPTs, slideshows, videos,

and handouts to us.