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References for Board Certification as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition Examination

Be sure to review the exam content outline before selecting the references you need.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition Terminology Reference Manual (eNCPT): Dietetics Language for Nutrition Care.

https://www.ncpro.org//default.cfm?

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  MDS 3.0 RAI Manual (Chapters 2 and 3).  October 2018.  http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/MDS30RAIManual.html  

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). State Operations Manual (Appendix PP). Washington DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; Revised 2017.
http://cms.hhs.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Manuals/downloads/som107ap_pp_guidelines_ltcf.pdf

Chernoff, R. Geriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional’s Handbook. 4th ed. Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning; 2013.
ISBN: 0763782629

Food and Water in an Emergency. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and American Red Cross. August 2004. https://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/f&web.pdf

Gregoire MG. Foodservice Organizations: A Managerial and Systems Approach. 9th ed. Boston, MA: Pearson Education; 2017. 
ISBN: 978-0134038940

Mahan K, Escott-Stump S, Raymond, J.  Krause’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process. 13th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2011.  
ISBN: 978-1437722338


National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Aging. Older Americans Act Nutrition Programs Toolkit. Miami, Fl: Florida International University. http://nutrition.fiu.edu/OANP_Toolkit/Toolkit_all.pdf 

Niedert KC, Carlson, MP. Nutrition Care of the Older Adult: A Handbook for Nutrition throughout the Continuum of Care. 3rd ed. Chicago, Il: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2016. ISBN: 0880914888 (print ed.) 0880914802 (eBook ed.).

Us Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services, Food and Drug Administration. FDA Food Code 2017. College Park, MD; 2017.  
https://www.fda.gov/food/fda-food-code/food-code-2017


Position Papers

Position Paper of the American Dietetic Association: Individualized Nutrition Approaches for Older Adults: Long-Term Care, Post-Acute Care, and Other Settings. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018 Apr; 118(4):724-735.  https://www.eatrightpro.org/-/media/eatrightpro-files/practice/position-and-practice-papers/position-papers/individualizednutritionapproachesforolderadults.pdf?la=en&hash=2F38FDB728F4CAD73BED1CB94908893D948B25ED

Position of the American Dietetic Association, American Society for Nutrition, and Society for Nutrition Education: Food and Nutrition Programs for Community-Residing Older Adults.  J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Mar; 110(3):463-472. https://www.eatrightpro.org/-/media/eatrightpro-files/practice/position-and-practice-papers/position-papers/pp_foodnutritionprogramsolderadults.pdf?la=en&hash=6EE9BF74683C48D50EF5476913CFA775D49BB18B


Note: The references listed above are suggestions. It should not be inferred that studying these references will ensure success on the examination nor should it be assumed that items on the examination are based on any specific resource listed.