Benefits of DNS Membership

Professional Publication

FREE Subscription to Support Line 

  • Support Line is a bi-monthly, peer-reviewed publication that features reviews of current topics in nutrition support including critical care, research, pediatrics/neonatology, transplant, gastroenterology and home care.
  • 3 CPE credits are offered with each issue.
  • Members have access to all online back issues of Support Line.
  • For additional information on Support Line and how to submit articles, click here.

Educational Opportunities

Advance Your Level of Practice

  • DNS-Sponsored Symposiums can help improve your professional practice using practical application of evidence-based nutrition support. 
  • DNS Webinars are offered 6 times per year while virtual journal clubs are offered 4 times per year- all with CE credits.
  • The DNS landing page in the eatrightStore houses our nutrition-focused physical exam video, toolkits, PN/EN slide sets, past webinars and more.
  • The DNS Writer’s Mentoring Program will connect you with an experienced author to guide you through the writing process as you prepare an article for publication.
  • The DNS Career Mentorship Program offers guidance from an expert to help you advance your clinical, leadership or management skills.
  • The DNS DPG YouTube channel is free for all to view! This channel provides educational resources to dietitians, and dietetic interns and students. Our goal is to improve practitioner and future practitioner understanding and confidence in nutrition support. Our top video, "Enteral Feed Calculations: Standard Formula," has over 28,000 views!
  • The DNS Podcast is where members can take a 'behind the scenes' look at topics relevant to our field: various career paths, inspirations, challenges and latest professional endeavors. Listen to one of our podcasts here.

Awards & Grants

Funding for Continuing Education & Research

Awards & Grants

Get Connected

Get Connected

Network with Colleagues around the Country

  • The DNS Discussion Board is an online community where members post clinical questions and receive feedback from other members.
  • Volunteer opportunities with DNS projects and committees are a great way to network and enhance your professional skills.

Resources to Strengthen & Grow Your Practice

DNS' evidence-based fact sheets

  • Diarrhea and Enteral Nutrition
  • Enteral Nutrition Formulations
  • Enteral Nutrition Indications and Contraindications
  • Parenteral Nutrition Indications and Contraindications
  • Transitioning from Enteral Nutrition to Oral Diet