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Clark D. n.d.. Dietary score: Assessment tools and instructions. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Department of Public Health , 20 pp.

Annotation: This manual is a dietary assessment tool used by licensed dietitians for WIC applicants and participants. The tool is divided into four sections, which are: 1) dietary questions, 2) food frequency, 3) nutrition risk assessment, and 4) space for a nutrition care plan. Each section has blank forms and instructions and suggestions.

Contact: Iowa Department of Public Health, 321 East 12th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0075, Telephone: (515) 281-7689 Secondary Telephone: (866) 227-9878 Contact Phone: (515) 281-5787 E-mail: https://www.idph.iowa.gov/Contact-Us Web Site: http://www.idph.iowa.gov Price unknown.

Keywords: Dietary assessment, Dietitians, Food habits, Forms, Nutrition assessment, Nutrition education, Nutrition monitoring, Nutrition research, WIC Program

American Dietetic Association. 2002. Adolescent nutrition: A springboard for health. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102(3, Supplement): S1-S111,

Annotation: This supplement to the March 2002 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association focuses on adolescent nutrition. Articles from varying authors include suggestions on the many approaches that have been successful in teaching adolescents about healthful eating and the importance of physical activity (e.g., interventions, Web sites, comprehensive nutrition screening, counseling sessions, school-based nutrition promotion programs). Topics include the physical, psychosocial, and environmental issues adolescents face as they mature into young adulthood; and how dietetic professionals can address these concerns while providing nutrition counseling. The supplement issue concludes with a section for professional interest on adolescent health organizations. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Contact Phone: (312) 899-4854 Contact Fax: (312) 899-4739 Contact E-mail: sdenny@eatright.org Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Dietary guidelines, Dietitians, Health promotion, Nutrition, Physical activity, Program descriptions, Psychosocial development, Research, Social factors, Weight management, Young adults

Washington Department of Public Health, Division of Community and Family Health, Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs. 1998. Cost considerations: The benefits of nutrition services for a case series of children with special health care needs in Washington state. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Public Health, Office of Children with Special Health Care Needs, 71 pp.

Annotation: The report documents the costs and benefits of nutrition services provided by registered dietitians in community or ambulatory settings for selected children with special health care needs. An objective of this report is to increase awareness of the kind and extent of services needed to resolve nutrition and feeding problems in this population. The report demonstrates improvements in nutrition and feeding problems and the savings in overall health care expenditures that result from an investment in professional time for multiple family/child contacts. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Child nutrition, Child nutrition programs, Children with special health care needs, Cost effectiveness, Dietitians, Feeding, Reports

Sharbaugh CO with Egan MC, eds. 1991. Call to Action: Better Nutrition for Mothers, Children, and Families—Proceedings. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 356 pp., summ. (42 pp.).

Annotation: This full report and executive summary contain issue papers, recommendations, and strategies for action to improve maternal and child health (MCH) nutrition services. The recommendations, which call for coordination and collaboration among governmental and non-governmental organizations, were developed through discussions at a national workshop sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Interorganizational Nutrition Group (MCHING), with support from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Forty-four voluntary, professional, educational, and nonprofit organizations and 14 Federal agencies participated in the workshop. Issue papers included in the full report are: Nutrition Services in the Maternal and Child Health Program: A Historical Perspective; Societal Trends that Affect Nutrition Status and Services for the Maternal and Child Health Populations; Women's Nutrition for Optimal Reproductive Health; Infant Nutrition; Child Nutrition; Adolescent Nutrition; Children with Special Health Care Needs; Needs Assessment for Nutrition Activities; Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Nutrition Programs; Components of Nutrition Services; Quality Assurance; Personnel; Financing; and Economic Analysis of Nutrition Care. The background papers were also issued separately. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Adolescent nutrition, Breastfeeding, Child nutrition, Children with special health care needs, Cost effectiveness, Dietitians, Financing, Infant nutrition, Maternal nutrition, Needs assessment, Nutrition disorders, Nutrition monitoring, Nutrition policy, Nutrition services, Prenatal nutrition, Professional education, Program planning, Public health nutritionists, Quality assurance, SPRANS

Sharbaugh CO, ed. 1991. Background papers for Call to action: Better nutrition for mothers, children, and families—Proceedings. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 246 pp.

Annotation: These papers include: Nutrition Services in the Maternal and Child Health Program: A Historical Perspective; Societal Trends that Affect Nutrition Status and Services for the Maternal and Child Health Populations; Women's Nutrition for Optimal Reproductive Health; Infant Nutrition; Child Nutrition; Adolescent Nutrition; Children with Special Health Care Needs; Needs Assessment for Nutrition Activities; Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation of Nutrition Programs; Components of Nutrition Services; Quality Assurance; Personnel; Financing; and Economic Analysis of Nutrition Care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescent nutrition, Breastfeeding, Child nutrition, Children with special health care needs, Cost effectiveness, Dietitians, Financing, Infant nutrition, Maternal nutrition, Needs assessment, Nutrition disorders, Nutrition monitoring, Nutrition policy, Nutrition services, Prenatal nutrition, Professional education, Program planning, Public health nutritionists, Quality assurance, Risk assessment, SPRANS

Gitchell R. 1988. Criteria for involvement of a registered dietitian in family centered care for children with special health care needs. Hartford, CT: Connecticut Department of Health Services, Nutrition Section, 1 p.

Annotation: This fact sheets lists screening criteria used by Connecticut for involving a registered dietitian in the family centered care of a child with special health care needs.

Contact: Connecticut Department of Public Health, 410 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06134-0308, Telephone: (860) 509-8000 Contact Phone: (203) 566-1159 E-mail: webmaster.dph@po.state.ct.us Web Site: http://www.ct.gov/dph

Keywords: Child health, Child nutrition, Community based services, Dietitians, Family centered care, Infant health, Infant nutrition, Nutrition consultation, Screening, Special health care needs, Standards

American Dietetic Association, Council on Practice, Quality Assurance Committee. 1986. Standards of practice: A practitioner's guide to implementation. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, 38 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this guide is to offer an aid to American Dietetic Association members for developing their own individual plan for practice, unique to their specific needs and setting. Section one addresses the standards of practice for the profession of dietetics. Section two discusses the standards and their implementation. Section three is a worksheet for drafting a plan for professional practice. Appendices provide operational definitions, sample criteria sets, references used in the development of the standards, a quality assurance bibliography, and standards of professional responsibility of the American Dietetic Association.

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Contact Phone: (800) 746-0775 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Price unknown.

Keywords: American Dietetic Association, Bibliographies, Dietitians, Professional societies, Standards

Dodds JM. 1984. Report of workshop on training nutrition personnel for public health programs - needs, issues, and directions. Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Maternal and Child Health and Division of Associated and Dental Health Professions, 62 pp.

Annotation: This report was prepared to serve as a basis for establishing policies, providing consultation and technical assistance, determining priorities, and guiding collaborative action related to training in public health nutrition. The papers presented provide information in such issues as: public health; nutrition; maternal and child health; nutrition personnel; and public health education. The report provides a section for recommendations. A list of participants is included. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Keywords: Child health, Dietitians, Maternal health, Nutritionists, Professional education, Public health programs, Training

Baird SC, Sylvester J. 1983. Role delineation and verification for entry-level positions in community dietetics: Summary and final documents. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, 103 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this study was to delineate the acceptable role for entry level community dietetics personnel. The products of this study are statements of major and specific performance responsibilities for each level of practice, statements of requisite knowledge for each level of practice, and a correlation of specific performance responsibilities with knowledge statements.

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Contact Phone: (800) 746-0775 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org $10.00.

Keywords: Dietetic technicians, Dietitians, Job descriptions, Personnel management

Study Commission on Dietetics. 1972. The profession of dietetics: The report of the Study Commission on Dietetics. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, 110 pp.

Annotation: This book is the final report of the Study Commission on Dietetics. The group defined the profession of dietitian, made recommendations for the education and training of dietitians, and made predictions as to the immediate future about the role of the dietitian.

Contact: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, Telephone: (800) 877-1600 Secondary Telephone: (312) 899-0400 Contact Phone: (800) 746-0775 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org $2.00.

Keywords: Curricula, Dietitians, Nutrition, Nutrition education, Personnel

U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service and University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Department of Foods, Nutrition, and Institution Management. 1971. Proceedings from the Workshop on the Role of the Clinical Instructor in Dietetics. No place: No publisher, 83 pp.

Annotation: These proceedings provide transcripts of sessions from the Workshop on the Role of the Clinical Instructor in Dietetics held August 2-4, 1971 in Birmingham, AL. Topics include new education concepts; what can be expected of a registered dietitian when she begins her first job; behavioral objectives; evaluation techniques; problem solving techniques; and the relevance of internship experiences to the real world.

Keywords: Conferences, Dietitians, Nutrition education, Professional education

Ohio State University, School of Allied Medical Professions, Division of Medical Dietetics, and W. K. Kellogg Foundation. 1968. Education in medical dietetics: An innovation to improve the quantity and quality of hospital dietitians. [Columbus, OH]: Ohio State University, School of Allied Medical Professions, Division of Medical Dietetics; Battle Creek, MI: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, 40 pp. (An experience brochure)

Annotation: This booklet discusses the Ohio State University Education in Medical Dietetics program, a curriculum that integrates classroom theory with clinical experience within hospitals and also educates a medical dietitian in a shorter period of time than does the traditional system. Topic covered include (1) why and how the prototype was established at Ohio State, (2) resources and planning for a medical dietetics program, (3) the curriculum and its interpretation, (4) student recruitment, student costs, and job placements, and (5) reprise.

Keywords: Costs, Curricula, Curriculum development, Dietetics, Dietitians, Education, Program development, Program planning, Students

U.S. Children's Bureau. 1965. Meeting of Ad Hoc Group on the Graduate Training of Nutritionists and Dietitians for Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Services. Washington, DC: Ace Federal Reporters, 203 pp.

Annotation: This is a stenographic transcript of the Meeting of the Ad Hoc Group on the Graduate Training of Nutritionists and Dieticians for Maternal and Child Health and Crippled Children's Services, held on October 5, 1965, in Washington, DC.

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Conferences, Dietitians, Graduate education, MCH services, Nutrition education, Nutritionists

Barber MI, ed. 1959. History of the American Dietetic Association. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Publishers, 328 pp.

Annotation: This book relates the history of the American Dietetic Association from its beginning in 1917 to 1959. Chapters include a decade-by-decade review, the various sections of the organization, the dietitian in military service, and the ADA in the space age.

Contact: Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, P.O. Box 1620, Hagerstown, MD 21741, Telephone: (800) 638-3030 Secondary Telephone: (301) 223-23000 Fax: (301) 223-2400 E-mail: customerservice@lww.com Web Site: http://www.lww.com

Keywords: Dietitians, History, Nutrition

Fanelli M. Nutritional Assessment Program [Final report]. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1 p.

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.