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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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The Nutrition Care Process in Pediatric Practice (10% off during the month of October)

The Nutrition Care Process in Pediatric Practice (10% off during the month of October)

This easy-to use guide shows how to incorporate standardized language—the International Dietetics & Nutrition Terminology (IDNT)—into everyday pediatric practice.

Eat Right Weekly - February 9

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On the Pulse of Public Policy

PPW ... and Beyond

More than 450 members from all parts of the country took part in ADA's 2011 Public Policy Workshop, February 6 to 8, in Washington, D.C. Members concluded PPW by visiting their Congressmen and Senators on Capitol Hill. For members who could not make it to the nation's capitol, district congressional visits will take place across the country in March.

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First Anniversary of Let's Move!

This week marks the first anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative. The campaign, whose goal is to end childhood obesity within a generation, is supported by ADA and the Kids Eat Right campaign.

CPE Corner

Self-Nominations for Leadership Institute Due March 2

ADA's Leadership Institute supports the Association's commitment to develop its members' leadership mindset, including innovation, adaptability, empowerment and risk-taking.

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ADA/AMIA 10x10 Informatics Education Program

ADA and the American Medical Informatics Association offer ADA members an opportunity to participate in the second 10x10 Informatics Education Program. Registration deadline is April 13.

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Foodborne Outbreaks and Recalls

A February 24 teleseminar will examine how foodborne illness outbreaks are tracked and how recalls are implemented. Examples of standard operating procedures for food safety practices will be provided.

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Upcoming Teleseminars

Payment Received ... Experts Share Strategies for MNT Billing Success (March 23)


Culturally Competent Care: Skills for Achieving Dietary Compliance (June 23)

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CDR Certificate of Training Programs

The Commission on Dietetic Registration will offer Certificate of Training programs in Adult and Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management.

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Seeking Innovations in Practice and Education

The Council on Future Practice is pleased to offer the third Innovations in Practice and Education session in September at the 2011 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in San Diego. This session is designed to showcase practitioner and education innovations in the education and training of students and practitioners. Submit an application to participate in this session.

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Career Resources

Learn More About EHR

Electronic health records (EHR) could revolutionize delivery of nutrition services. Find out more in this month's issue of the MNT Provider.

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February Title of the Month

Order the Heart Healthy Client Education Sampler in February and save 10 percent.

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Eating Well the Vegetarian Way

The basics of vegetarian eating, including how to stock a kitchen and plan healthy meals, make this a great resource for beginning vegetarians.

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Bariatric Physicians Society Conference

The American Society of Bariatric Physicians is sponsoring the Eastern Regional Obesity Conference, April 6 to 10 in Baltimore, Md.

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Research Briefs

Research Release from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Salty-Snack Eating, Television or Video-Game Viewing, and Asthma Symptoms among 10- to 12-Year-Old Children: The PANACEA Study

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Academy Member Updates

Eat (and Cook) Right with Color

National Nutrition Month is less than one month away. One of the key NNM message for 2011 focuses on eating a variety of foods from all the food groups. Free recipes are available on ADA's website that incorporate colorful foods, and much more.

Philanthropy, Awards and Grants

Milestone: Kids Eat Right Volunteers

The Kids Eat Right campaign has topped the 1,000 volunteer mark - an impressive milestone since the initiative's launch at FNCE 2010 in Boston. This accomplishment is due to efforts of a large network of ADA members, DPGs, MIGs, affiliates and the Kids Eat Right RD Communicator and Vanguard networks. ADA and the Foundation are grateful for these members' dedication to the launch and continued success of Kids Eat Right. A complete listing of individuals and groups who were instrumental in the development of Kids Eat Right can be found in the recently released State of Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Report.

 


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