Practice Resources

Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group Library

Files, links and documents are available in the PNPG member only library (examples: Food Allergy Network newsletters, Academy Journal articles of interest, ASPEN Defining Pediatric Malnutrition: A Paradigm Shift Toward Etiology-Related Definitions; external links).  External resources and links of interest that PNPG members have identified are located in the library.  
 

Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group Discussions
Members can start new discussion topics, respond to posts and keep up with what other pediatric RD/DTRs are doing in practice.  Hot topics and case studies are often posted here along with best practice discussions.

 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®

Child Nutrition is represented in several projects of the ADA Evidence Analysis Library®. Topics include: Celiac Disease; Fluoride; Health Disparities; Nutritive and Non-nutritive Sweeteners; Pediatric Obesity/Overweight; Sodium; and Vegetarian Nutrition.
 

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position and Practice Papers

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics develops Position and Practice Papers to assist in promoting the public's optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. Both position and practice papers are germane to the Academy's vision, mission, values, goals, and strategies.  Topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Benchmarks for Nutrition Programs in Child Care
  • Comprehensive School Nutrition Services
  • Local Support for Nutrition Integrity in Schools
  • Individual-, Family-, School- and Community-Based Interventions for Pediatric Overweight
  • Nutrition Intervention in the Treatment of Eating Disorders (August 2011)
  • Providing Nutrition Services for People with Developmental Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
  • Child and Adolescent Nutrition Assistance Programs
  • Nutrition Guidance for Healthy Children Aged 2 to 11 Years
  • Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding
  • The Impact of Fluoride on Health 


Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual

The Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® is a Web-based diet and professional practice manual for Registered Dietitians, Dietetic Technicians Registered, and allied health care professionals. The Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® includes more than 40 major topics, including:

  • Normal nutrition for all pediatric life stages
  • Food allergies
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Nutrition support
  • Neonatal care
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Weight management

Click HERE to purchase subscription or login

 

ASPEN | NOVEL Project

New Opportunities for Verification of Enteral Tube Location Project  

The NOVEL Project was launched to address an important issue—what is the best practice to verify nasogastric (NG) feeding tube location in pediatrics? NG tube misplacement can cause serious harm and/or death to patients. X-rays can be used to verify proper tube placement, but with pediatric patients, NG tubes can be removed several times a day. The use of x-rays to verify every tube placement can overexpose these patients to radiation. Click HERE for Best Practice Publication from the NOVEL Project.


RDN Value Brochure

You asked for it, we have delivered!  A beautiful brochure you can use to highlight the benefits of a pediatric RDN.  Click HERE to download a copier-friendly PDF file!

 

Additional Pediatric Resources


 

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Pocket Guide to Children with Special Health Care and Nutritional Needs (Print) Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group and Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group. This easy-to-use reference presents the most current, interdisciplinary research and evidence-based information available on nutrition management of children with special needs. Any health care professional who manages the nutrition care of children with special health care needs, such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy or gastrointestinal disorders, needs this pocket guide. Children with these conditions have more frequent problems that may alter their growth, diet, feeding and eating behaviors. Published 2012. (purchase eBook)
     
  • Pediatric Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Pocket Guide. This guide provides the clinician with tools for malnutrition assessment, documentation, and coding. (purchase