Nutrition Resources

Accrediting Agencies

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO)

Accreditation Commission for Health Care, Inc.

Community Health Accreditation Program


Certifying Organizations

National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC)

Board of Pharmacy Specialties

National Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists (NBPNS)


Governmental Agencies

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Food and Drug Administration

Healthy People

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)

National Library of Medicine (PubMed)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Health Finder


National Guideline Clearinghouse  

International Nutrition Support Societies

Learn about nutrition support therapy practices around the globe. Below are links to organizations throughout the world that are dedicated to nutrition support research and practice.

Asociacion Colombiana de Nutricion Clinica

Asociación Mexicana de Alimentación Enteral y Endovenosa (Mexico)

Australian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) 

British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 

Canadian Nutrition Society - Societe canadienne de nutrition (CNS)

Chinese Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Ernährungsmedizin e. V. (Germany)

European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) 

Federación Latinoamericana de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral (FELANPE, Latin America) 

Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

International Parenteral Nutrition Education & Methodology Advancement 

Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group of The British Dietetic Association

Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Asia (PENSA)

Sociedade Brasileira de Nutrição Parenteral e Enteral (Brazil)

Società Italiana di Nutrizione Parenterale ed Enterale (Italy)

Société Francophone de Nutrition Entérale et Parentérale (France)

South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition


Public Health & Public Policy Groups

Digestive Disease National Coalition (DDNC)

Thomas Legislative Information Website

National Journal (formerly Washington Weekly)

World Health Organization


Related Organizations

The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses


Nutrition Research Resources

ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation

NIH Office of Extramural Research Funding Opportunities


Resources for Patients

Information for Patients on ASPEN's Website

The Oley Foundation

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders

The Swedish Association For Children With Home Parenteral Nutrition 

FDA Consumer Website

Mesothelioma Web

Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation

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