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:
  • 10/05/2017: Springfield Urban League Inc., 100 N. 11th Street, Springfield, IL 62703; Suite B Conference Room; Parking available on either side of building
  • 11/08/2017: **Canceled** Knox County Health Department, 1361 Fremont St., Galesburg, IL 61401: Please park on side and back of building.
  • 12/07/2017: **Canceled** Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitors Bureau, 200 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, IL., 62864
  • 12/19/2017: 401 S. Clinton Street, Chicago, IL. 60607: parking lots available as well as street parking. Public transportation is the best option using the Blue line, Clinton stop.
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; Sarah Deig, RD, LDN, CLC; Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, LDN; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN, LDN, CLS; LaShon Reese, MEd, RD, LDN; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE


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Dates Location
10/5/2017 By Region
12/19/2017 By Region

Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.