The Advice I’d Give Myself as a Young Dietitian

By Fritha Dinwiddie, MS, RDN, CSG, LDN Full disclosure: I’m no spring chicken. DRGs (precursor of ICD codes) were implemented right after I started work, and HIV was known as HTLV3. The topic of dietitian reimbursement was just being batted about. Licensure was unheard of. The profession has changed enormously over these 30+ years. Dietitians now

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What’s New in Nutrition Support Therapy?

New guidelines were released in January 2016 By Janet Feinstein, RD Appropriate Nutrition Therapy has been shown to have positive outcomes on the critically ill patient. American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and The Society for Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) released new guidelines in January 2016, for provision and assessment of nutrition support

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How a contract job turned into a career of consulting

To say you can count on Emily is an understatement. Emily is an acute care registered dietitian in Chicago with three years’ experience, and while some may say she’s still “new to her career,” her reputation begs to differ. “Emily is very well versed in the Nutrition Care Process and is able to complete assessments

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