Nutrition is Your Competitive Edge

An ASPEN membership arms you with the knowledge and connections you need to succeed in nutrition support. Our international community includes more than 6,000 dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, researchers, students, and other healthcare professionals from every facet of nutrition support, clinical practice, research, and education.

We offer nutrition support 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 nutrition support.

Being a part of this community is not only an investment in your career, it's an investment in the future of your patients.


The True Value of Membership

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Build relationships with your peers through Member Connect, Practice and Specialty Sections, local chapters, in-person events, and by volunteering for ASPEN committees and task forces.

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Utilize ASPEN’s members-only 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. Discover new ideas for improving patient outcomes through our free, highly regarded Clinical Guidelines and Standards library.

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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.

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Discover the latest findings from the Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (JPEN) and Nutrition in Clinical Practice (NCP). Take advantage of ASPEN’s Lecture of the Month featuring popular education from live events presented by leading experts. Both are free for members and provide opportunities to earn CE credits.

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ASPEN’s professional development programs allow you to access the knowledge you need at your convenience through online tutorials, courses, training programs, self-assessment programs, lectures, and more. Members receive special pricing on all programs.