NCP: Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation

The Academy's nutrition care process for the profession has four steps - (1) nutrition assessment, (2) nutrition diagnosis, (3) nutrition intervention, and (4) nutrition monitoring and evaluation.

Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation, the fourth step, identifies patient/client outcomes relevant to the nutrition diagnosis and intervention plans and goals. Nutrition care outcomes -- the desired results of nutrition care -- are defined in this step. The change in specific nutrition care indicators, though assessment and reassessment, can be measured and compared to the partient/client's previous status, nutrition intervention goals, or reference standards.

Evidence analysis projects related to Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation will be included in this section of the library. No projects are currently ongoing.

References:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. International Dietetics and Nutrition Terminology Reference Manual; 2013.



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