Medically Prescribed Formula Training

Target Audience An interactive workshop designed to provide the most current information to Registered Nurses, Dietitians and other health professional working with the Illinois WIC program on medically prescribed formulas.
Course Length 1 day
Class Times 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Description To enable the learner to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to issue medically prescribed formulas for the Illinois WIC program.
Performance Objectives 1. Identify the Illinois WIC Program Formulary and the characteristics of the formulas and medical nutritional products offered. 2. Describe participant/caregiver education regarding formula preparation and safe infant feeding practices; obtaining formulas from WIC and WIC authorized Vendors. 3. State the WIC program policy and procedure requirements for issuing medically prescribed formulas, referrals, and quality assurance of formulas issued.
Special Instructions Date and Location of training:
  • Region 1: 02/28/2018: 1276 N. Clyburn, Chicago, IL. 60610 (large conference room): Site Contact—ask for WIC Director Ruby Erdmann, 312.337.1073. There is a parking lot on-site, but space is limited.
  • Region 2: 04/12/2018: DeKalb County Health Dept., Community Outreach Bldg., Blank Slate Room, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL: park in biggest lot behind Community Outreach Bldg. and in front of Health Dept..
  • Region 5: 04/18/2018: 200 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, IL., 62864 - large conference room; parking lot on site.
Course Code Meeting/Conference
Attendance 5
Clock Hours (Social Workers)
Contact Hours RN: 5
Registered Dietitian 5
Trainer(s) Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Stephanie Bess, MS, RD, LDN; Lisa Cunningham, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Emily Davis, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Sarah Deig, RD, LDN, CLC; Constance Herriott, MS, RDN, LDN; Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, LDN; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN,LDN, CLS; LaShon Reese, MEd, RD, LDN; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE; Susan Waltrip-Buck, MS, RDN, LDN.


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Dates Location
2/28/2018 By Region
4/12/2018 By Region
4/18/2018 By Region

Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.