The Medical Nutrition Practice Group (MNPG), a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, serves over 1800 members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics who are committed to providing expert nutrition care. If you need to keep up-to-date in all areas of nutrition, we are the practice group for you.
MNPG offers its members two private sub-units: The Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Diseases (DIGID) sub-unit for members who are interested in celiac disease and other conditions requiring a gluten-free diet and The Dietitians in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (DPM&R) sub-unit for members who are interested in the support, counseling, and education for physically impaired clientele.
The Academy has an opportunity related to Chronic Kidney Disease.
Chronic Kidney Disease Toolkit Quality Improvement Usability Test:
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is conducting a usability test for the Chronic Kidney Disease Toolkit, a companion set of materials to assist RDs in implementing the Academy’s Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines. The study will be done to test the usability of the instructional and documentation forms in the Toolkit and your feedback is needed.
Individuals must meet the following criteria for participation:
We are seeking peer reviewers for the newsletter articles. You would review and provide feedback on articles for the newsletter that are in your field of practice. We require a current resume for our records.
If you are interested please email Mary Ann Graham, Associate Newsletter Editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the areas of practice you feel qualified to review and a resume. Thank you!
Dear Sir / Madame,
I am writing to you on behalf of the European Society for Swallowing Disorders to inform you that abstract submission is open for our congress and to ask you to announce this to your members.
« Abstract submission is open for the 3rd ESSD Congress: Dysphagia diagnosis and treatment, a multidisciplinary challenge, to be held in Malmö, Sweden, 13-14 September 2013. www.essd2013.org
There is a Pre-congress Course: What the dysphagologist needs to know, on 12th September 2013 at the same venue.
Medical Nutrition Matters Newsletter, volume 32 number 3, is now available online.
Logged in members may access the full-text newsletter in pdf format. The summary for this issue is accessible by clicking here.
Members also may earn CPEUs by successfully completing the quizzes for this issue.
Medical Nutrition Practice Group (MNPG)
Guidelines for Authors
•Typically, accepted articles are 1500-3000 words in length. Depending on the specific topic, longer articles may be accepted.
•Appropriate formats include review, case study, professional observation, and questions and answers.
•A broad range of timely research-related topics will be considered for publication. For guidance on topic selection, contact Deborah Girvin, Editor by telephone (EDT 937-734-3426 or evenings and weekends 937-499-3923) or email (email@example.com).
Congratulations to Babbi Hawkins on winning the $25 Barnes and Noble gift card for completing the Member Survey.
Thank you to all who submitted surveys, we look forward to addressing all of your comments and suggestions.
The Academy is seeking workgroup members for the Medical Nutrition Therapy Update Project & Nutrient Supplementation Update Project
The main focus of Evidence Analysis Projects will be to answer pertinent questions related to the topic using the Academy’s systematic evidence analysis process. Some of the workgroup responsibilities are below:
Finalize questions for evidence analysis on the topic
Work with trained evidence analysts, review and approve evidence-based summaries and conclusion statements
The MNPG Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes webinar that was broadcast April 19th 2012 with Suzanne Simpson RD is now available to MNPG members on the MNPG website
The Academy is seeking workgroup members for the
Medical Nutrition Therapy Update Project
The main focus of Evidence Analysis Projects will be to answer pertinent questions related to the topic using the Academy’s systematic evidence analysis process.
Some of the workgroup responsibilities are below:
◦Finalize questions for evidence analysis on the topic
◦Work with trained evidence analysts, review and approve evidence-based summaries and conclusion statements
◦Rate conclusions based on an evidence grading scale