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Nutrition Care Manual
Nutrition Care ManualSubscribe

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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Online Certificate

Online Certificate of Training Program: Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition Management

Registered dietitians play a pivotal role in enhancing self-management by people with chronic kidney disease and in educating other health professionals about chronic kidney disease. To prepare members in this area, ADA's Center for Professional Development presents Chronic Kidney Disease Nutrition Management, a new online certificate of training program.

The program consists of five modules that build upon one another:

  • Module 1: Chronic Kidney Disease Basics
  • Module 2: Slow Progression
  • Module 3: Complications
  • Module 4: The “Diet” for Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Module 5: The Transition from Chronic Kidney Disease to Kidney Failure

The program includes activities, case studies and tools that can be used when counseling people with CKD. This program was developed in partnership with the National Kidney Disease Education Program, an initiative of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.

To receive the certificate associated with the training, all five modules must be completed and participants must pass a final exam in Module 5 with an 80 percent score. The final post-test is online within the fifth module.

ADA members enjoy a reduced rate of $19 for each module or may complete all five modules and earn 12.5 hours of CPEUs for $95.

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