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Cloud H. n.d.. Nutrition Programming for the Chronically Ill/Handicapped Child: [Final report]. Birmingham, AL: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Sparks Center for Developmental and Learning Disorders, 7 pp.

Annotation: The purpose of this project was to conduct a workshop for nutritionists, nurses, physicians, and other health professionals to update knowledge of nutritional needs of chronically ill/handicapped children, identify screening and referral procedures and develop a plan for improving nutrition services through Title V programs in the 13 states comprising Region IV and VI. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-196749.

Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Nurses, Nutrition, Nutrition screening, Nutritionists, Physicians, Professional education

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists Maternal and Child Health Council. 2014. MCH nutrition success stories. Johnstown, PA: Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, 5 items.

Annotation: This resource focuses on state agency efforts to promote good nutrition in the maternal and child health population. Contents include information about projects to train home visit staff to be lactation consultants in New Hampshire, a shared meals initiative in Oregon, developing and implementing an early care and education nutrition and physical activity strategic plan in Kentucky, increasing nutrition counseling skills in New Hampshire, and supporting systems and environmental change programs in California. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, P.O. Box 1001, Johnstown, PA 15907-1001, Telephone: (814) 255-2829 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (814) 255-6514 Web Site: http://www.asphn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Child care, Child health, Collaboration, Health promotion, Home visiting, Infant health, Maternal health, Nutrition, Organizational change, Program improvement, Public health nutritionists, State MCH programs, Strategic planning, Systems development, Training

Association of State Public Health Nutritionists. 2014. The role of nutrition in infant mortality: A public health perspective. Johnstown, PA: Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, 11 pp. (An ASPHN brief. Winter 2013.)

Annotation: This brief summarizes the impact of nutrition on infant mortality and identifies areas where nutrition interventions can make a difference in reducing infant mortality. The brief also describes the role that public health nutritionists play in preventing infant mortality. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, P.O. Box 1001, Johnstown, PA 15907-1001, Telephone: (814) 255-2829 Secondary Telephone: Fax: (814) 255-6514 Web Site: http://www.asphn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Infant mortality, Nutrition, Prevention services, Public health nutritionists

Nevin-Folino NL, ed. 2008. Pediatric manual of clinical dietetics (2nd ed., updated). Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, 828 pp.

Annotation: This manual is designed to serve as a nutrition care resource for students, dietetics professionals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. The goal is to represent the broad scope of pediatric practice with nutrition care guidelines that could be used in a variety of practice settings nationwide. The purpose, use, modifications, and adequacy of each specific therapeutic diet or nutrition management guidelines are included. For those topics requiring greater clarification of rationale for nutrition management, the related physiology is presented. Sample menus are included in appropriate chapters to illustrate an example of a daily meal plan.

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 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available in libraries. Document Number: ISBN 0-88091-160-3.

Keywords: Guidelines, Manuals, Menu planning, Nutrition, Pediatric nutritionists, Pediatrics, Therapeutic programs

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2007–. Position and practice papers. Chicago, IL: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, multiple items.

Annotation: These position and practice papers are designed to assist in promoting the public's optimal nutrition, health, and well-being. Topics include food, nutrients, and ingredients; management of food and nutrition systems; health promotion and disease prevention (for example, the impact of fluoride on health and oral health and nutrition); medical nutrition therapy; nutrition and physical activity; nutrition through the lifecycle; and management of sustainable, resilient, and healthy food and water systems.

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 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dieticians, Disease prevention, Food, Health promotion, Management, Management information systems, Nutrition policy, Nutritionists, Oral health, Physical activity, Professional societies

Mixon H, Dodds J, Haughton B. 2003. Guidelines for community nutrition supervised experiences (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, Public Health Community Nutrition Practice Group, 67 pp.

Annotation: This manual provides guidelines for supervised experiences for personnel in community nutrition programs that promote the health and well being of individuals, families, and communities. The target audience for these guidelines are: nutrition practitioners and registered dietitians who have limited preparation in public health; public health and nutrition professionals employed by community programs and agencies that strive to employ qualified nutrition personnel; and practitioners and educators who provide community nutrition training for dietetic professionals. Report sections include background information on personnel availability and expertise, recruitment and retention and community nutrition practice; curriculum development; application of the guidelines; a bibliography; community nutrition training topic areas, and a guide for curriculum development.

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 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Community based services, Community programs, Manuals, Nutrition, Public health nutrition, Public health nutritionists

Ellis AW, Green MS, Haughton B. 1998. Cost-effectiveness analysis for the real world: The 1998 continuing education intervention for public health nutrition personnel in Region IV, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Participant's manual. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, Department of Nutrition, 77 pp.

Annotation: The goal of this continuing education intervention is to provide public health nutrition personnel the tools to master the fundamentals of performing cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA). This manual was designed to complement The Practitioner's Guide to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Nutrition Interventions and to be used in local workshops. The manual features the "enlightened apple" to help stimulate questions and facilitate discussion. The "enlightened apple" asks questions and offers possible routes to complete each step of a CEA. A scenario is included for decreasing low birth weight among African American women with short inter-conception periods. [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 for loan.

Keywords: Blacks, Continuing education, Cost effectiveness, Low birthweight, Manuals, Nutrition education, Program evaluation, Public health nutritionists

Ellis AW, Green MS, Haughton B. 1998. Cost-effectiveness analysis for the real world: The 1998 continuing education intervention for public health nutrition personnel in Region IV, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—Workshop facilitator's manual. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, Department of Nutrition, 9 pp.

Annotation: This manual was designed to provide assistance and support for the local workshop facilitator during preparation, implementation, and evaluation of a cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) workshop for public health nutrition practitioners. The manual was designed to be used with the participant's manual. Directions for how to prepare and plan for the workshop are included in this manual, but the authors recommend that the participant's manual also be reviewed as part of that process. [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 for loan.

Keywords: Continuing education, Cost effectiveness, Manuals, Nutrition education, Program evaluation, Public health nutritionists

U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. 1998. Leadership Education Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition: CFDA 93.110TF—Application guidance for form PHS-6025-1. Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, 38 pp.

Annotation: This document explains the Leadership Education Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Nutrition grant application process. It lists program elements and explains the application and review processes. Appendices include additional instructions and guidelines. [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: Applications, Continuing education, Federal grants, Leadership, MCH training programs, Manuals, Maternal health services, Nutrition services, Nutritionists

Shaw A, Fulton L, Davis C, Hogbin M. 1995 (ca.). Using the food guide pyramid: A resource for nutrition educators. [Washington, DC]: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, 126 pp.

Annotation: This manual suggests ways nutrition educators can help their audiences use the food guide pyramid developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The manual reviews the objectives the USDA used in developing the pyramid and explains the impact of these objectives on planning and preparing healthy meals. Individual chapters address using the food guide to plan and evaluate food choices, examples of food choices at three different caloric levels, planning menus for several days, the use of recipes that contribute to food group servings, shopping tips, and techniques for using the pyramid with people who have different nutritional needs or ethnic diets. Appendices include suggestions for determining the number of food group servings in recipes, sample recipes, menu tables, and food lists for menus for 5 days.

Contact: U.S. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 3101 Park Center Drive, Room 1034, Alexandria, VA 22302-1594, Telephone: (703) 305-7600 Fax: (703) 305-3300 E-mail: infocnpp@cnpp.usda.gov Web Site: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Food pyramid, Manuals, Nutrition education, Nutritionists

Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors. 1994-. Membership directory. Washington, DC: Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors, annual?

Annotation: This directory provides information about the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors, gives profiles of each member, and lists members who have specific areas of expertise. Indexes list members by region, by last name, and by state.

Contact: Association of State Public Health Nutritionists, P.O. Box 1001, Johnstown, PA 15907-1001, Telephone: (814) 255-2829 Secondary Telephone: Contact Phone: (202) 789-1067 Fax: (814) 255-6514 Contact E-mail: prob101w@wonder.em.cdc.gov Web Site: http://www.asphn.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Directories, Nutritionists

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Service. 1994. Recruitment Strategies for Public Health/Community Nutritionists Workshop: Final report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Service, 45 pp.

Georgia Department of Human Resources, Office of Nutrition. [1993]. Food guide pyramid training. Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources, Office of Nutrition, ca. 100 pp.

Annotation: This teaching guide is designed to instruct public health professionals concerning the information provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's food guide pyramid, with the goal of emphasizing the importance of diet in health promotion and disease prevention. The guide includes three modules: (1) Fats, sweets, and oils: making wise choices; (2) foods and nutrients; and (3) applying the food guide pyramid. Transparencies and handouts are included in the guide.

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 Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Diet, Dietary guidelines, Disease prevention, Food pyramid, Health promotion, Nutrition education, Nutritional requirements, Professional education, Public health nutritionists

Gussler JD, ed. 1993. Models in nursing and dietetic leadership: What can we learn from each other?—Report of the thirteenth Ross Roundtable on Medical Issues. Columbus, OH: Ross Laboratories, 68 pp. (Report of the Thirteenth Ross Roundtable on Medical Issues)

Annotation: These proceedings include the presentations and discussions from the thirteenth Ross Roundtable on Medical Issues held at Lake Mohonk in New Paltz, New York, July 17-19, 1992. The roundtable focused on the roles that nurses and dietitians can play in the reform of the health care system. The proceedings include preliminary presentations focusing on the challenges of leadership and current trends in the health care environment. The proceedings provide historical perspectives on nursing and dietetics and present vignettes from each profession that can affect the delivery of health care services. The proceedings include a discussion of various leadership models and suggests strategies for implementing them.

Contact: Ross Laboratories, Consumer Relations, 625 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215-1724, Telephone: (800) 227-5767 Secondary Telephone: (614) 624-7485 Contact Phone: (614) 624-7677 Web Site: http://www.ross.com Available in libraries. Document Number: M 5728.

Keywords: Conferences, Health care systems, Leadership, Models, Nurses, Nutritionists

Cloud H, ed. 1993. Guidelines for the development of residency programs in pediatric nutrition. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association, Alliance Program, 33 pp.

Annotation: This manual sets out the guidelines for the development of residency programs in pediatric nutrition. The main section considers organizing the program and details such topics as: definition, scope, length, size, evaluation, and marketing. Also included are a guide for curriculum development and selected references. Appendices include content outline, sample forms for curriculum planning, and an evaluation form for the manual. [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: (800) 746-0775 Web Site: http://www.eatright.org Price unknown.

Keywords: Continuing education, Guidelines, Nutrition, Nutrition programs, Pediatric nutritionists

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health. 1991. Nutrition services for children with special health needs: Abstracts of active and completed projects FY 1985-1991. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 220 pp.

Annotation: This monograph provides information on programs supported by the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau to improve nutrition services for children with special health needs from 1985 to 1991. The genetics, demonstration, and training projects supported through special projects of regional and national significance (SPRANS) in which nutrition is the primary focus or a significant interdisciplinary component are identified and described. The appendices include a list of materials related to nutrition services for children with special health needs produced by active and completed SPRANS, and lists of nutrition professionals at the regional and state level who could provide information on state and local resources. [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 for loan.

Keywords: Children with developmental disabilities, Children with special health care needs, Community health services, Interdisciplinary training, MCH training, Metabolic diseases, Nutrition, Nutritionists, Pediatric pulmonary care, Professional education, Public health nutritionists

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

Shaw J, Haughton B, eds. 1990. Take action: Expand public health nutrition services to meet the needs of women and children—Region IV public health nutrition continuing education workshop . Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 102 pp., 7 audiotapes.

Annotation: This conference proceedings contains a complete summary of presentations, abstracts of poster sessions, and handouts from the 1990 Region IV public health nutrition workshop sponsored by the University of Tennessee. The workshop focused on expanding public health nutrition services based on sound program planning principles. Nationally recognized speakers described community assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and budgeting. Providers of model programs in each of the eight southeastern states described how they successfully applied these principles to expand and diversify services. Sessions highlighted short- and long-range interventions in the community-at-large and for special populations, including those with AIDS, the homeless, special needs children, and high-risk infants. A set of seven audiotapes of speakers at this workshop is available for loan from the Librarian, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Reference Collection, 2000 15th Street North, Suite 701, Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 524-7802. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: University of Tennessee, Department of Nutrition, Jessie Harris Building, Room 229, 1215 W. Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-1920, Telephone: (865) 974-5445 Fax: (865) 974-3491 E-mail: nutrition@utk.edu Web Site: http://nutrition.utk.edu Available at no charge.

Keywords: AIDS, Child health, Child nutrition, Maternal health, Maternal nutrition, Nutrition services, Public health nutritionists

Kaufman M, ed. 1989. Moving toward the 21st century: Empowering nutritionists for leadership in public health. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, 164 pp.

Annotation: This is the report of a continuing education conference for the Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors and Association of Faculties of Graduate Programs in Public Health Nutrition held at Chapel Hill June 4-7, 1989. Topics covered include: nutrition services in state and local public health agencies; trends in society and public health; the future of public health; planning for action; public health priorities; nutrition in AIDS; hunger and homelessness; access to health care; leadership; social marketing; and breastfeeding. [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. Document Number: HRSA Info. Ctr. MCHC111.

Keywords: AIDS, Access to health care, Breastfeeding, Conferences, Homeless persons, Hunger, Leadership, Nutritionists, Public health, Special health care needs, Trends

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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.