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References for the Board Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition Examination

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

Behavioral Heath Nutrition DPG/Pediatric Nutrition DPG. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutrition Needs.  Chicago, Ill: American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2012. ISBN: 9780880914437

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. 

Lawrence RA and Lawrence RM.  Breast-feeding:  A Guide for the Medical Professional.  8thed.  St. Louis, MO:  Elsevier Mosby; 2015.
ISBN:  9780323355760

Texas Children’s Hospital.  Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Nutrition Reference Guide. 11th ed. Houston, TX:  Texas Children’s Hospital; 2017.

Pediatric Nutrition DPG. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition. 2nd ed. Chicago, Ill: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2016.  ISBN:  9780880914871

Samour PM, King KK. Pediatric Nutrition.  4thed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc; 2012.  ISBN: 0763784508

Online Resource Manual:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. Chicago, Ill: American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2012.  (*monthly billing available)

Position Papers/Practice Papers:
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.

Daniels SR, Greer FG. Lipid Screening and Cardiovascular Health in Childhood. Pediatrics. American Academy of Pediatrics; 2008; 122; 198-208.

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the United States: Report of NIAID-Sponsored Expert Panel. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology; 2010; 126 (6), Supplement: S1-S58.

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding.  
J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015; 115 (3):  444-449.

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition and Lifestyle for a Healthy Pregnancy Outcome.  J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014; 114 (7): 1099-1103.

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Guidance for Healthy Children Ages 2 to 11 Years. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014; 114: 1257-1276.

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.