ASPEN offers healthcare professionals the resources they need to ensure their patients receive the best possible care. Whether it’s keeping up-to-date on the latest developments in clinical nutrition, earning continuing education (CE) credit through our professional development programs, or connecting with peers—ASPEN has what you need to excel in the field of clinical nutrition. Being a part of our community is not only an investment in your career, it's an investment in the future of your patients.
ASPEN eLearning Center*
The ASPEN eLearning Center is your home to professional development programs, including online tutorials, courses, training programs, lectures, and more. The ASPEN Self-Assessment Program is also available. Members receive special pricing on all programs.
ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference*
The ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference features cutting-edge research, education, and relevant evidence that impacts your practice now and in the future. Connect with thought leaders and content experts. Equip yourself with the latest strategies and solutions to implement at your institution.
The ASPEN Bookstore is full of scientific and practical resources that will help you enhance your knowledge so you can provide the best care to your patients. Our latest releases include the ASPEN Adult & Pediatric Core Package, Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam: An Illustrated Handbook and Companion Video, and ASPEN Enteral Nutrition by the Numbers: EN Data Across the Healthcare Continuum.
Clinical Nutrition Webinars*
ASPEN’s webinar series features timely topics in clinical nutrition. Featuring a distinguished global faculty, these 90-minute interactive programs deliver critical education and valuable CE credits.
Journals (members get free subscription)
ASPEN's Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) is the premier scientific journal of nutrition and metabolic support. It publishes original, peer-reviewed studies that define the cutting edge of basic and clinical research in the field. It explores the science of optimizing the care of patients receiving enteral or intravenous therapies. Also included are: reviews, techniques, brief reports, case reports, and abstracts. Visit the JPEN homepage.
ASPEN's Nutrition in Clinical Practice (NCP) is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication which contains peer-reviewed comprehensive reviews, clinical research, case observations, and other types of papers written by experts in the field of nutrition and health care practitioners involved in the delivery of specialized nutrition support. Visit the NCP homepage.
Clinical Guidelines and Standards
Discover new ideas for improving patient outcomes through our free, highly regarded Clinical Guidelines and Standards library.
Connect with Your Peers (members only)
Build relationships with your peers through LinkedIn Groups, Practice and Specialty Sections, State and Regional Chapters, in-person events, and by volunteering for ASPEN committees and task forces.
Malnutrition Awareness Week™*
An important step toward effectively treating malnutrition is raising its awareness. ASPEN’s Malnutrition Awareness Week raises awareness through educational programming and resource dissemination to help clinicians, administrators, and patients understand this often poorly diagnosed condition. This year's Malnutrition Awareness Week will be September 24-28.
Practice and Research Toolkits (members only)
Utilize ASPEN’s Practice and Research Toolkits. They are full of practice recommendations and resources, educational tools, webinar recordings, videos, and more. Topics include Research, Nutrition Support and Ethics, Practice Management, and Malnutrition.
*ASPEN members receive substantial discounts on registration for the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference and Clinical Nutrition webinars, bookstore purchases, certification preparation materials, and the certification exam. Not an ASPEN member? Join ASPEN online or join via mail.