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Nutrition Support by Brenda O'Day

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Chapter 1

Introduction to Nutrition Support

1.1 Introduction

What does CNSC stand for?

CNSC stands for Certified Nutrition Support Clinician. Practitioners with expertise in this area can take an examination and earn recognition as a nutrition support specialist through the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification. Recertification must be done every five years!

It has always been difficult to provide nutrition for those who are unable to eat and swallow food, so as the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.” Nutrition support has been evolving for centuries, and especially over the past 50 years, this practice in nutrition therapy has found a very important place in medicine. As treatments have become more sophisticated ...

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