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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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...from the publication: Eat Right Weekly - May 11

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CMS Workgroup Members Named

ADA's Legislative and Public Policy Committee has established a workgroup to provide a mechanism for members' input and a forum for an ongoing exchange of ideas with the purpose of helping develop and refine ADA's regulatory strategy for engaging the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

The CMS Workgroup consists of ADA members and staff from dietetic practice groups and focus areas; it is intended as a collaborative effort among the Legislative and Public Policy, Quality Management, and Coding & Coverage committees.

Workgroup members will identify and bring forward current and future issues of concern to members, solicit member opinion and expertise, recommend and critique strategies for CMS resolution of identified issues and develop and monitor mechanisms for improving communication of CMS activities to ADA's membership.

The CMS Workgroup convenes on May 13. Its members and their areas of specialty are:

  • Katherine A. Cairns, MPH, MBA, RD (Medicaid)
  • Nancy G. Collins, PhD, RD, LDN (long-term care, nutrition informatics)
  • Frances Anne Gallagher, RD, LD, CD (long-term care)
  • Roberta W. Gershner, MS, RD, CDN (private practice)
  • Sandra J. McNeil, MA, RD, CDN, FADA (liaison to Quality Management Committee; acute care, ambulatory care, diabetes)
  • Kathleen C. Niedert, PhD, MBA, RD, CSG, FADA (workgroup chair; long-term care)
  • Jessie M. Pavlinac, MS, RD, CSR, LD (adult acute care, nephrology)
  • Brenda E. Richardson, MA, RD, LD, CD (long-term care)
  • Charity C. Simpkins, MS, RD, CDE (liaison to Coding & Coverage Committee; medical nutrition therapy, integrative and functional medicine)
  • Karan D. Staten, MS, RD, LD (pediatrics, nutrition support, weight management)
  • Charlotte Thiessen, MPA, RD, LMNT (veterans' affairs, adult acute care)
  • Cynthia A. Wolfram, RD, LD (long-term care)

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