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References for Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition

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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Abridged Nutrition Care Process Terminology (NCPT) Reference Manual:  Standardized Terminology for the Nutrition Care Process. Chicago, IL:  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2017.

Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group, Robbins S, Meyers R.  Infant Feedings:  Guidelines for Preparation of Human Milk and Formula in Health Care Facilities. Chicago, IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2019.

Corkins MR, Balint J, Bobo E, Plogsted S, Yaworski JA.  The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum.  2nd ed. Silver Spring, MD: American Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition; 2015. 

Goday P, Mehta N. Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition. New York, NY:  MCGraw-Hill Companies, Inc; 2015.

Koletzko B, Poindexter B, Uauy R.  Nutrition Care of Preterm Infants:  Scientific Basis and Practical Guidelines (World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Volume 110).  2nd ed. S. Karger Publishing; 2021.

Modarski B, Wolff J. Pediatric Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Pocket Guide (Ebook).  Chicago, IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2019.

Pediatric Nutrition DPG. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition. Chicago, Ill: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2016. 

Online Resource Manual:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. Chicago, Ill: American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 

Position Papers/Practice Papers: 

American Academy of Pediatrics.  Policy Statement, Breastfeeding and the Use of Human MilkPediatrics.  2022; 150 (1):  1-15.

Consensus Statement of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Indicators Recommended for the Identification and Documentation of Pediatric Malnutrition (Undernutrition)Nutrition in Clinical Practice.  2015; 30 (1):  147-161

Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Pediatric Critically Ill Patient: Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. JPEN. 2017; 41(5): 706-742

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.   Please check back periodically for updates.

The Commission on Dietetic Registration™ (CDR™) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective credentialed practitioners to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification preparation product is NOT required and CDR™ does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

Updated 9/2023.

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