The Nurse Practitioner’s Guide to Nutrition is a comprehensive clinical resource for nurse practitioners working in a variety of clinical care settings. Emphasizing practical nutrition information, this accessible guide provides guidance on incorporating nutrition history questions and counseling techniques into routine care across all clinical settings.
The book begins by providing fundamental concepts in nutrition assessment during the nursing assessment, giving readers a solid framework from which to approach subsequent chapters. Section Two focuses on nutrition from a lifespan perspective, organizing information by the issues most pertinent to patients at different stages of life. Section Three presents nutrition counseling across clinical care settings ranging from, cardiology, endocrinology, oncology, and gastroenterology to caring for the obese patient.
Each chapter includes essential information distilled in quick-access tabular format and clinical scenarios that apply key concepts discussed to real-world examples. Ideal for advanced practice nurses in training and practice, The Nurse Practitioner’s Guide to Nutrition is an essential tool for assessing, managing, and treating nutrition-related conditions, as well as promoting nutritional health for all patients.
This activity has been approved for 35 nursing continuing education contact hours through the Temple University College of Health Professions and Social Work Department of Nursing Provider Unit, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, itself an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 35 continuing education credits redeemable upon completion of the answer form at the end of the book
- Written by a multidisciplinary team of authors
- Includes information for primary care and specialty settings
Lisa Hark, PhD, RD is a world renowned nutritionist and best-selling author of nutrition textbooks for health professionals. She is also an Associate Professor at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.
Kathleen Ashton, PhD, ACNS-BC, a sought-after speaker and educator, is a Professor of Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson School of Nursing in Philadelphia.
Darwin Deen, MD, MS is a respected nutrition educator of health professionals and co-editor of the Complete Guide to Nutrition in Primary Care. He is also a Medical Professor at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at the City College of New York.