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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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Academy Pocket Guide to Pediatric Weight Management (10% off during the month of September)

Academy Pocket Guide to Pediatric Weight Management (10% off during the month of September)

Blends the most current recommendations and evidence-based guidelines for working with children and adolescents.

...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - February 2

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Prevention Strategies for Childhood Obesity Online Certificate of Training Program

ADA and the ADA Foundation are encouraged by the level of national attention being given to nutrition and physical activity, especially among children. To help to ensure sound nutrition recommendations are part of all obesity prevention efforts, ADA has developed its first online certificate of training program on childhood obesity prevention.

The Certificate of Training program consists of three separate modules that build on one another. Each offers 2 CPEU hours:

  • Module 1: Childhood Obesity Prevention through Environmental Change: The RD's Role
  • Module 2: How Schools Work and How RDs Can Work With Schools
  • Module 3: The Registered Dietitian: Leading Prevention in Schools

To receive the certificate associated with this training, all three modules must be completed and participants must pass a final exam in Module 3 with an 80 percent score.

ADA members enjoy a reduced rate of $19 for each module; complete all three modules and earn 6 hours of CPEUs for $57.

This course was developed as part of Kids Eat Right, the ADA/ADAF initiative supported in part by the National Dairy Council. Kids Eat Right is a member-driven public education campaign that encourages all members to get involved to ensure sound nutrition recommendations are part of all childhood obesity prevention efforts.


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