New Resources - Supplemental Learning: Nutrition


Nutrition Resources 

Section Contributors: Michael Ryan, Rebecca Tenney-Soeiro, Teri Turner  


  1. BMI calculator - 

  1. Total Parental Nutrition calculator -  (PC1, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Bright Futures -   (PC4, PC5, MK1) 


  1. Block RW, Krebs NF; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition.  Failure to thrive as a manifestation of child neglect.  Pediatrics 2005; 116: 1234-7.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Krebs NF, Jacobson MS; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition.  Prevention of pediatric overweight and obesity.  Pediatrics 2003; 112: 424-30.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Friedman JN.  Enterostomy tube feeding: The ins and outs.  Paediatr Child Health.  2004; 9: 695-699.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Wagner CL, Greer FR; American Academy of Pediatrics Section Breastfeeding; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition.  Prevention of rickets and vitamin D deficiency in infants, children, and adolescents.  Pediatrics 2008; 122: 1142-52.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Lawrence RA and Lawrence RM.  Breastfeeding, a guide for the medical professional, 7th edition.  Elsevier/Mosby, Maryland Heights, Missouri, 2011.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Hale, TW.  Medications and Mothers Milk 2012, 15th edition. Pharmasoft Medical Publishing, Amarillo, TX, 2012.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Walker WA, Durie PR, Hamilton JR, Walker Smith JA, Watkins JB (eds).  Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, 4th ed.  BC Decker Inc, Hamilton, Ontario, 2005.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

  1. Kleinman RE (ed) and the AAP Committee on Nutrition. Pediatric Nutrition Handbook, 6th edition. American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009.  (PC4, PC5, MK1) 

Online resources 

  1. Growth Chart Training -  (PC1, MK1) 

  1. Pediatric Nutrition Series - 

  1. Nutrition in Medicine - 

  1. Breastfeeding Residency Curriculum - 

  1. Breastfeeding Basics - 

  1. Breastfeeding Training Course - 

  1. NEW Lifestyle: A downloadable teaching and learning program for Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight management - 

  1. A Pediatrician's Guide to Post-Discharge Nutrition in NICU Graduates - 


Evaluation tools 

  1. Breastfeeding Residency Curriculum (variety of different evaluation tools can be found on this website from knowledge assessment to general observational tools) - 

  1. Peer counseling of breastfeeding shadowing log (page 23 of document) - 

  1. Pediatric Nutrition Series  Motivational Interviewing Evaluation tools  Chapter 3.  Each module also has Applied Learning Activities that could be added to a learners portfolio.