Status
Active
Code
133VN1005X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Nutrition, Renal
An individual who is a Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition and works directly with adult and/or pediatric patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages 1-5, or receiving renal replacement therapies (dialysis/transplant) in a variety of settings, OR works indirectly in management, education, or research practice linked specifically to renal nutrition. The specialist in renal/nephrology nutrition is responsible for nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation. Source: The Commission on Dietetic Registration, https://www.cdrnet.org/certifications/specialty-practice-experience [7/1/2019: definiton added, source added]