Status
Active
Code
133VN1004X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Nutrition, Pediatric
An individual who is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and applies evidence-based nutrition knowledge in providing medical nutrition therapy for pediatric patients. Specialists work directly with healthy and/or ill children (newborn up to 21 years of age) as well as children with special health care needs in a variety of settings (hospitals, community-based and/or family-centered programs, education programs, home, etc.), OR indirectly through management, care coordination, education, quality improvement, or research practice linked specifically to pediatric nutrition. Source: The Commission on Dietetic Registration, https://www.cdrnet.org/certifications/specialty-practice-experience [7/1/2019: definiton added, source added]