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2024 Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® Update Summary 


The Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® (PNCM®) nutrition care sections and corresponding client education handouts are updated on a rolling basis. The reason behind this approach is to provide the most up to date and evidence-based nutrition information as soon as it is finalized, which positively benefits you and your patients and clients. 


We will keep you informed of updated nutrition care sections and corresponding client education handouts and you can also access this year-to-date summary anytime.


Additional Client Education Handout Information 

  • The redesigned PDF format and Spanish translations for the updated client education handouts, along with Arabic, Chinese, and Vietnamese translations for most popular client education handouts will be available shortly after each update. 
  • All PNCM® client education handouts reflect inclusive language.
  • Access the list of available translations here

We hope you enjoy these PNCM® Updates!


The NCM® Team


May 29th, 2024

Introducing PNCM® Abbreviated Nutrition Care Sections


We are excited to announce our new abbreviated format for nutrition care sections! The abbreviated nutrition care sections will still provide the evidence-based information you know and love, just in a concise format which allows us to provide more content to you. Check out the new abbreviated nutrition care sections giving you all the must-have, practice-related knowledge you need with content focused on Practice-Related Guidelines, Comparative Standards, Nutrition Diagnosis, and Nutrition Intervention. 


PNCM® Nutrition Care Clinical Updates


Review updated clinical content featuring comprehensive nutritional management and evidence-based practice recommendations for the following sections:


Nutrition care sections


Abbreviated nutrition care sections

Improved PNCM® Client Education Handouts


Don’t miss the expanded and updated PNCM® client education handouts:



Weight Management

Retired PNCM® Content


Client Education Handouts

Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition

  • Undernutrition Nutrition Therapy (Access High-Calorie Nutrition Therapy)

Weight Management

  • Tips for Caring for Underweight Children (Access High-Calorie Nutrition Therapy)

Additional Updates


The Normal Nutrition section is now titled General and Lifecycle and consists of the following topics: Breastfeeding and Lactation Support, Full-Term Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children, School-Age Children, Adolescents, Youth Athletes, and Vegetarian Nutrition.

The Normal Nutrition client education section is now titled Lifecycle.

The Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition nutrition care section is now titled Malnutrition and consists of the following topics: Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition and Underweight. Note: The Underweight nutrition care section moved from Weight Management.

The Renal nutrition care and client education sections are now titled Kidney Disease.