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 2020 PNCM® Update Summary and Technical Summary


PNCM® Clinical Updates 

Condition Sections 

Summary of Updates 

Iron Deficiency Anemia 

Updated section with all-inclusive guidance for providing nutrition care for iron deficiency anemia.  Check out the nutrition interventions section for comprehensive diet and supplement recommendations.  


New Board-Approved PNCM® Clinical Practice-Related Guidelines

Find links to resources from the Academy and other organizations for the following topics:

·       Adolescents 

·       Breastfeeding and Lactation Support 

·       Burns 

·       Cardiovascular 

·       Child Athletes 

·       Cleft Lip and Palate 

·       Common Nutrient-Drug Interactions 

·       Critical Care 

·       Developmental Disabilities 

·       Diabetes Mellitus 

·       Eating Disorders 

·       Energy Expenditure 

·       Epilepsy 

·       Food Allergies  

·       Full Term Infants 

·       Gastrointestinal Diseases 

·       Hepatic Diseases 

·       Inborn Errors of Metabolism 

·       Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition  

·       Modified Consistency Meal Plans (Dysphagia) 

·       Mood Disorders 

·       Nutrition Support 

·       Oncology 

·       Preschool Children 

·       Preterm and High-Risk Infants 

·       Pulmonary Diseases 

·       Renal Disease 

·       School-Age Children 

·       Toddlers 

·       Transplantation 

·       Weight Management 


New and Improved PNCM® Client Education Handouts 

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


·       Iron Deficiency Anemia Nutrition Therapy for Adolescent Female (new) 

·       Iron Deficiency Anemia Nutrition Therapy for Children (new)  


PNCM® Resources Updates 

·       New Cultural Foods sections: Brazilian, Cajun and Creole, Cypriot, Greek, Hmong, Jamaican, Kenyan, Native American, Nepalese, Peruvian, Polish, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese 

·       Updated Cultural Foods sections: African American, Asian Indian, Chinese, Jewish, South Korean, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (formerly Mormon)


Retired PNCM® Content 

Client Education Handouts 

·       Iron Deficiency Anemia Nutrition Therapy


PNCM® Technological Updates

  • Improved search function  
  • New Dietitian Contact: You can now designate existing users or add new users as dietitian contacts within the contacts page of the admin menu. This designation will include them on subscription status notices, such as past-due or renewal email notifications. 
  • Now access all available client education formats and Spanish translations in one location. Learn more about the benefits of HTML and PDF formats here.
  • Client education downloads can now be directly linked from your EHR: For SSO/IP authentication users links to client education materials can be placed on internal EHR pages for direct download in their default format.  Please contact our support staff for more information on how to configure this new feature. 
  • Pricing Calculator: If you haven’t checked it out yet, please give our new pricing calculator a look at


We hope you enjoy the 2020 Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® Updates! 


The NCM® Team