Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Pocket Guide

Nutrition Focused Physical Exam Pocket Guide

This 3rd edition has updated images depicting micronutrient deficiencies, degrees of fat and muscle wasting, and expanded guidance on laboratory assays for vitamin and mineral status. It provides essential tools for malnutrition and micronutrient assessment, documentation, and coding.

This comprehensive course offers patient-centered nutrition-focused physical exam assessment guidelines for the nutrition practitioner working in any collaborative, interdisciplinary care setting.

Beth Mordarski, RDN, LD
Course Expiration Date: Apr-19-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.2.6, 2.3.1, 8.2.1, 10.1.2, 10.2.5
Product Name

Book Only (2610)

Regular price $30.00 $30.00

7 CE Online Test Only (W2611)

Regular price $50.00

7 CE Book & Online Test (W2612)

Regular price $75.00

Book Details

Author Beth Mordarski, RDN, LD
Year Published 2021
Edition 3rd Edition
Publisher Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
ISBN 978-0880912068
Format Paperback
Page Count 68
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 7 CE Online Test Only: 175880
  • 7 CE Book & Online Test: 175880

Course Objectives

Level 1, 2 CPE 

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based 

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

  1. Identify the different types of malnutrition based on degree of illness and circumstances
  2. Discuss 5 different locations on a patient’s body that a dietitian may observe to make a nutrition assessment and what those locations may reveal
  3. Discuss the proper placement of and the reason for the placement of a patient’s limbs during the physical exam
  4. Explain nutrition and non-nutrition related causes for 5 different physical symptoms observed during a nutrition focused physical exam.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
American College of Sports Medicine

Why We Chose This Book

We have many practitioners who ask for a good update on the nutrition-focused physical exam—and this is it! With so many RDNs and NDTRs out of the workforce during the Covid pandemic, practitioners want to make sure their knowledge is up-to-date and timely.

About the Author

Beth Mordarski, RDN, LD, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, researcher, and clinician who is the Manager of the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) Program at Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in Chicago, IL.