Nutrition Support Self-Study Traineeship Manual
The UVA Nutrition Support Manual
The UVA Nutrition Support Traineeship manual is a comprehensive self-study manual that addresses nutrition assessment, monitoring, critical care nutrition, enteral and parenteral nutrition, surgical nutrition support, interpreting/evaluating medical research, and more. The manual is a fully referenced review of many nutrition support topics. It is meant to be both evidence based and practical.
Note: orders of the Nutrition Support Manual are currently on hold
The manual is available for purchase as a self-study resource. You do not need to attend a program to purchase the manual and complete the self-study. Participants in our 3 or 5-day onsite Nutrition Support Traineeship programs receive a manual as part of their registration fee.
Cost: $170 plus $12 shipping (within US; international shipping rates vary)
Continuing Education Information:
The manual is approved by the Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) to provide 10 hours of self-study CPEU for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs). CPE Level: 3. Approval Period: 10/1/2019 – 9/30/2022. Activity number: 151163.
Suggested Learning Needs Codes: 5000, 5090, 5170, 5440
Suggested Performance Indicators:
8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based comparative standards for determining nutritional needs.
8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
10.2.10 Monitors and identifies factors affecting patient progress in meeting goals
- Introduction to the Manual
- Evidence-based Medicine
Assessment and Monitoring
- Nutritional Assessment
- Calorie and Protein Determination
- Refeeding Syndrome
- Bowel Sounds
- Flow Rates/Strength/Osmolality
- Residual Volumes
- Parenteral Nutrition
Critical Care, Surgery, and Trauma
- Critical Care Nutrition
- Surgery and Trauma
- Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Note: the CPEU approval period for the 2016 manual expired on 8/14/19.
CPE Info: After successful completion of the online self-assessment quiz, certificates can be requested here: Click Here to obtain a certificate for the 2019 UVA Nutrition Support Traineeship Manual