CONFERENCES and WORKSHOPS

COPE Healthy decision making

COPE and Villanova School of Business (VSB) are hosting a one-day interactive and engaging conference that pairs the evidence-based research on mindfulness and mindful eating techniques used in a healthcare/clinical setting with consumer behavior research on food policy and environment’s impact on food choice.

Created for nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, health coaches, business professionals and policy experts, the two-part conference includes The Mind-Environment Connection: Using Mindfulness to Promote Healthy Choices  and Eating in Context: Perspectives on the Consumer, the Context, and Policy Drivers of Food-related Decisions.

5 contact hours awarded to nurses and 5 CPEUs awarded to dietitians.

Villanova University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation. Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education/COPE is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

 

Objectives:

1. Explore the use and application of mindfulness in clinical settings for both practitioner and patient.

2. Learn the basic tenets of mindful eating and how it can help you and/or clients embrace a healthy lifestyle.

3. Break down the practice of mindful eating into easy-to-follow steps.

4. Examine the environmental and cultural influences affecting food consumption and consumer purchasing decisions.

5. Evaluate progress and challenges in developing effective food policy in the United States.

 

Villanova CoN and VSB

September 15, 2017

8:00 am - Registration  

9:00 am- 4:00 pm - Conference; a reception with light refreshments follows.

Driscoll Hall, College of Nursing, Villanova University

(See map and directions here)

 

Part I - The Mind-Environment Connection: Using Mindfulness to Promote Healthy Choices

 

Mindful Eating: From Research to Practice

Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD, Founder, Harris Whole Health

 

The Mindful Professional: Using Mindfulness to Decrease Stress and Increase Focus

Susan Stabler-Haas, PMHCNS-BC, Marriage and Family Therapist and Mindfulness Meditation Teacher; Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Villanova University College of Nursing


Part II - Eating in Context: Perspectives on the Consumer, the Context, and Policy Drivers of Food-related Decisions.
 

The Sometimes Misguided Pursuit of "Health" and Thinness: Some Cultural Perspectives

Paul Rozin, PhD, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
                

KEYNOTE

 

United States Food Policy and Its Impact on Food Choice          

Tatiana Andreyeva PhD; Director of Economic Initiatives, UCONN Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

 


Register NOW

 

For more information, contact Rebecca Shenkman, COPE Director at rebecca.shenkman@villanova.edu or 610-519-5931.

 

Interested in sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities? Please refer to this document below for more information. Thank you!

 

 

 

PRACTICAL NUTRITION WORKSHOP FOR NPs

 

February 23, 2018, COPE will offer a 1-day workshop for NPs interested in learning more about nutrition care, covering topics such as weight management, cancer, diabetes, and gerontology. Contact hours will be available.

Registration to open fall 2017. Stay tuned for more details!

STD NP course

Sponsors and Exhibitors

For details on how you can become a Sponsor or Exhibitor email louisa.zullo@villanova.edu

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ANCC Accredited Provider

In June 2013 accreditation was granted with distinction, the highest recognition awarded.

Villanova University College of Nursing  / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). 

CPE accredited Provider

The American College of Sports Medicine's Professional Education Committee certifies that Villanova University College of Nursing Continuing Education / Center for Obesity Prevention and Education (COPE) meets the official criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status from (2012 - 2015).  Providership # 698849

ACSM Approved Provider

Non-Endorsement Statements

ACSM approved providership of this program does not imply endorsement of the sponsoring organization’s products/services.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Villanova University or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provide Status does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program or materials.