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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 27

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On the Pulse of Public Policy

Help Finalize Proposed Rule on Therapeutic Diet Orders

The Academy is working with dietetic practice group and affiliate leaders to submit a comprehensive set of comments in support of the proposed rule on therapeutic diet orders. To do so, we need members' help.

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Academy Submits Comments on Medicaid Essential Health Benefits

The Academy has submitted comments on a proposed rule applying requirements for Essential Health Benefits to be included in Medicaid benchmark plans.

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CPE Corner

New: Leadership Organizational Applications Module

The Center for Professional Development introduces a new free online learning module that will demonstrate how registered dietitians have assumed leadership roles in a variety of business settings including clinical, trade association and a food industry company.

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Food Allergy Management Certificate of Training Program

The Center for Professional Development, with experts in the field of food management, introduces a new online certificate program with a focus on food allergy management for all Academy members. Enjoy a reduced rate of $19 for each module.

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Executive Management Certificate of Training Program

The Center for Professional Development, with experts in the field of executive management, introduces a new online certificate program with a focus on enhancing executive management skills for all Academy members. Enjoy a reduced rate of $19 for each module or complete all four modules and earn eight hours of CPEUs for $76.

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CPE Available Via Webinars

Nutrition-focused physical exam, new Academy-ASPEN guidelines on adult malnutrition and product safety in the gluten-free market are just some of the upcoming webinar topics that offer members CPE from the convenience of office or home.

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CDR Weight Management Programs

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is offering a number of weight management programs for Academy members.

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Career Resources

New Ways to Promote RDs during National Nutrition Month

The Academy is offering resources for members to promote the services of a registered dietitian during National Nutrition Month and Registered Dietitian Day.

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"Is My Food Safe?" App Tops 10,000 Downloads

Are your clients doing all they can to reduce their risk of food poisoning? If not, there's an app for that and it has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

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February Book of the Month

Save 10 percent on the Academy's new release, Right Size for Me: A Weight Management Guide for African-American Women (health professionals edition and consumer version).

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Academy Member Updates

Congratulations to Academy's Newly Elected Leaders

The results are in and the Nominating Committee is pleased to report the outcome of the 2013 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' national election.

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Academy Hosts Landmark Meeting with National Primary Care Provider Associations

The Academy took a leadership role and convened representatives from national primary care provider associations for a February 12 meeting to explore opportunities and challenges of integrating registered dietitians into new primary care provider-led health care delivery models.

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National Nutrition Month Promotions Made Easy

The 2013 National Nutrition Month theme "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day" encourages personalized healthy eating styles and recognizes that food preferences, lifestyle, cultural and ethnic traditions and health concerns all affect individual food choices.

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For National Nutrition Month: Academy on the Radio

During National Nutrition Month, the Academy will share healthy eating messages over the airwaves.

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Deadline Extended to March 1: Contest to Challenge Best Kids' Menu Ideas

The National Restaurant Association and McCormick for Chefs have launched the Kids Recipe Challenge, a competition that will showcase restaurants' culinary ingenuity for creating healthful menu items for children. The deadline for recipe submissions has been extended to March 1.

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Philanthropy, Awards and Grants

Ostenso Fellowship Deadline Extended to April 1

The Grace L. Ostenso Nutrition and Public Policy Fellowship is intended to allow an Academy member to participate in the Congressional Science and Engineering Fellows Program, coordinated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and spend one year in Washington, D.C., working as a special assistant in a government or legislative position that would benefit from scientific and engineering input. The fellow will receive a stipend of at least $60,000.

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Research Grant Deadline Is April 1

The Foundation's named research funds are available annually to Academy members at all levels of practice.

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Award Application Deadline Extended

The deadline has been extended to April 1 to apply for a number of Foundation Awards.

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Apply Now for ConAgra Foods Research Fellowship

Funded by the Academy's Foundation via a grant from the ConAgra Foods Foundation, the Nutrition Education Fellowship will provide a one-year, full time research fellowship experience to a registered dietitian who is completing or has completed a master's or doctoral degree. The deadline to apply is March 1.

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March 1 Deadline: Kids Eat Right Hunger in Our Community Mini-Grant Opportunity

To support the use of the new Kids Eat Right "Hunger in Our Community" toolkit, 40 grants of $200 are available. Recipients agree to give two presentations from the toolkit, for adults or teens, between March 11 and May 1. Applications are due March 1 and recipients will be announced March 11.

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Kids Eat Right Crew Mini-Grant Recipients

Congratulations to 57 Kids Eat Right Campaign members who were selected to receive a Kids Eat Right Crew mini-grant. Each member will receive $200 to lead two presentations from any of the Kids Eat Right toolkits in their communities through April 30.

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Kids Eat Right Shopping Matters Mini-Grant Recipients

Congratulations to 30 Kids Eat Right Campaign members who were selected to receive a Kids Eat Right Shopping Matters mini-grant. Each member will receive $250 to lead Shopping Matters grocery store tours in their communities through April 30.

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RD Parent Empowerment Project

Nine registered dietitians and interns are implementing the RD Parent Empowerment Project in four communities through an educational grant from MetLife Foundation.

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New Kids Eat Right "Family Meals" Mini-Grants and Toolkit Available

To support the use of the Kids Eat Right "Family Meals" toolkit, 36 grants of $200 grants are available. Recipients agree to give two presentations from the toolkit, for adults or teens, between March 25 and May 15. Applications are due March 15 and recipients will be announced March 25.

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Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play

RD Coaches are helping kids understand energy balance through the interactive Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play program in West Contra Costa Schools in California through an educational grant from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. The project is part of a two-year research study involving premier researchers from the University of California at Berkeley. Read the February newsletter for more information.

Donate Now, Ensure Tax-Deductible Donations Are Made for Next Year

Your support for the Academy Foundation's Annual Fund will enable the Foundation to continue to provide scholarships, research grants, continuing education awards and innovative educational programs through the Kids Eat Right initiative.

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