Adult Nutrition Care Manual® (NCM)

Evidence-based nutrition information at your fingertips.

With NCM®, enjoy instant access to the largest client education library of nutrition education materials, cutting-edge clinical nutrition recommendations, and a customizable diet manual with annual updates. Join our community of neary 10,000 daily users today!

  • Research-based nutrition information written by expert Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who are specialists in adult clinical nutrition.
  • Extensive Client Education library of more than 240 handouts, complete with Spanish translations.
  • Conveniently calculate tube feedings, modular solutions, infant formulas, and oral nutrition supplements and compare results to your client’s DRI needs with the NCM® Formulary Calculator.
  • Accurately estimate calorie needs with the NCM® Energy Needs Calculator which automatically selects the equation/formula you need to achieve the most accurate results.

  • Earn FREE continuing education credits (CPE) with access to our live and recorded webinars.
  • Transition to the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) dysphagia framework using the NCM®’s convenient transition tools.
  • Be prepared for your facility’s next survey with the NCM® Diet Manual
  • Get everyone on the same page- The NCM can be added to all workstations and is accessible to your entire team or healthcare facility.
  • Consistently meet and comply with regulatory standards and guidelines in any setting.
  • NCM® is consistent with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interpretive Guidelines and the Joint Commission Hospital Accreditation Standards.
  • Prepare for your next facility survey with tools and tips stay in compliance.
  • Customize the NCM® Diet Manual to meet your facility’s unique needs and specific diets.
  • Design a diet manual approval process for your facility.
  • Be prepared! NCM® includes a disaster preparedness plan offering a contingency strategy for power outages, emergencies, and other natural disasters with easy to access backup materials.
The NCM® provides clinical recommendations and client education materials on over 200 topics, including:
  • Addiction
  • Amputations
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Burns
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Food Allergies
  • Gastrointestinal Disease
  • General, Healthful Nutrition Therapy
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Modified Consistency
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mood Disorders
  • Neurological
  • Nutrient Lists
  • Older Adults
  • Oncology
  • Oral Health
  • Organ Transplant
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight & Obesity
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal
  • Reproduction
  • Surgical and Chronic Wounds
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Weight Management
Check out our most recent content updates!

Our next NCM® update will be published in October 2018 and will include new content for:
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Older Adult Nutrition
  • Cultural nutrition
  • Client education- new handouts and menus!
  • Determine calorie needs and tube feeding calculations quickly with NCM® Calculators.
  • Conveniently develop meal plans for clients with renal conditions using the NCM® Renal calculators.
  • Plan balanced meal plans using the NCM® Exchanges for Diabetes Calculator.
  • Ensure your client’s DRI needs are met with the NCM® Formulary DRI comparison tool.
  • Modify sample menus to meet your client’s preferences by customizing any default menu in NCM® with the menu customization tool.
  • Stay up-to-date on malnutrition, coding and billing for nutrition services, and ICD-10 terminology.

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