Dietitians, Nutritionists, Nurses who hold the title of Competent Professional Authority (CPA) in the Illinois WIC Program
Class Times
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

To provide the most current information to new Competent Professional Authority (CPA) staff working in the Illinois WIC program on the fundamentals of medically prescribed formulas

Additional Information

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the Illinois WIC Program Formulary and the characteristics of the formulas and medical nutritional products offered.
  • State the WIC Program policy and procedure requirements for issuing, educating, and referring of medical nutrition products.

By registering for this training, I certify I have completed and agree to the following:

  • CPA Orientation Checklist, all items apart from Illinois WIC State Trainings
  • WIC clinic experience as a CPA for a minimum of 60 days; 90 days is preferred
  • Access to equipment and a training environment conducive to remote-based (online) training
  • Completed the ‘CPA Competencies for Issuing Formulas SSM’ as part of orientation checklist; reviewed SSM with supervisor and familiar with Illinois WIC Contract formulas and issuance
  • Attendance for the entirety of the training and participation throughout the training are required to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education credit. Trainees may be asked to participate by speaking, utilizing the chat function, submitting activities, or other modes of interaction.
  • Please note: If fewer than 5 trainees register for this training, it may be canceled and registrants will need to register for the next available date.

Registration for this training closes one week prior to the scheduled training date.

RN: 3
Registered Dietician
Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jaclyn Castellanet, MS, RD, LDN,CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jessica Gadomski, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Constance Herriott, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Valerie Koress, MS, RDN, LDN, IBCLC; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN, LDN, CLS; Shirley Smith, MS, RD LDN
Training Type

Upcoming Events

May 15, 2024 - Virtual
Jul 10, 2024 - Virtual
Sep 18, 2024 - Virtual
Nov 07, 2024 - Virtual
Jan 08, 2025 - Virtual
Mar 05, 2025 - Virtual
May 21, 2025 - Virtual