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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.

Textbooks:

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.

Konek S, Becker P. Pediatric Nutrition.  5thed. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc; 2019.  ISBN:  1284146391

Modarski B, Wolff J.  Pediatric Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Pocket Guide.  Chicago, IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; 2015.

Texas Children’s Hospital.  Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Nutrition Reference Guide. 12th ed. Houston, TX:  Texas Children’s Hospital; 2019.

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

Online Resource Manual:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual. Chicago, Ill:  Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. http://nutritioncaremanual.org/auth.cfm?p=%2Findex%2Ecfm%3F&err=NotLoggedIn  (*monthly billing available).

Position Papers/Practice Papers:

Coleman Collins, S.   Practice Paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:  Role of the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies.  J Acad Nutr Diet. 2016; 116 (10):  1621-1631.   https://www.eatrightpro.org/-/media/eatrightpro-files/practice/position-and-practice-papers/practice-papers/practicepaperroleofrdnfoodallergies.pdf?la=en&hash=4F076383FB2C586031A0AA370B0B1984EBB372D5

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.  http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0884533614557642

Goldberg, D, Becker P, Brigham K, Carlson S, Fleck L, Gollins L, Sandrock M, Fullmer M, and Van Poots H.  Identifying Malnutrition in Preterm and Neonatal Populations:  Recommended Indicators.  J Acad Nutr Diet.  2018; 118 (9):  1571-1582. https://jandonline.org/action/showPdf?pii=S2212-2672%2817%2931629-5 https://jandonline.org/article/S2212-2672(17)31629-5/fulltext  

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics:  Child and Adolescent Federally Funded Nutrition Assistance Programs.  J Acad Nutr Diet.  2018; 118 (8):  1490-1497. https://www.eatrightpro.org/-/media/eatrightpro-files/practice/position-and-practice-papers/position-papers/childandadolescentfederallyfundednutritionassistanceprograms.pdf

Updated-2021

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.