Are Your Employees Certified?
Nutrition support is a sophisticated practice that requires a multi-disciplinary approach. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, physician assistants, and dietitians all contribute their knowledge and experience to the patient's care. NBNSC has determined the body of knowledge needed to have a basic understanding of nutrition support and has developed a fair and valid means to test applicants. The Certified Nutrition Support Clinician
(CNSC®) certification identifies your staff as qualified nutrition support providers. We encourage all facilities and institutions to promote certification to their current staff and to hire certified professionals.
can quickly verify the certification status of their employees. You need
the certification number and last name of the certification holder. This
can be done online here.
For those unable to use the online
verification, the NBNSC will gladly provide employers with a verification of
certification statement. To do this, the NBNSC must receive a copy of the signed release in which the
certified individual gives permission for the NBNSC to release the information
to a current or prospective employer. The release statement can be a standard form
from the requesting institution or a written statement from the certified
individual. Release statements and verification requests can be emailed to the NBNSC.
include the individual's name and year of certification
a signed released form
- All manual verification
requests will be processed within 5-7 business days
If the employer does not have signed release, then the online release form can be filled out by the credential holder.
Please call (301) 587 - 6315 or (800) 727 - 4567 with any questions.