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Education

PRiNG has developed competencies for paediatric renal dietitians. Please contact the chair to obtain a copy.

Vitaflo’s 9th International Paediatric Renal Nutrition Conference will be run via webinars on 17 and 18 November 2021. Please contact the chair for further details.

Topics will include:

  • Clinical practice recommendations from the Paediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce
  • Tubulopathies and Bartter sundrome
  • Managing potassium
  • CKD and its impact on quality of life

Useful Resources

Kidney Diseases. Clinical Paediatric Dietetics, 5th edition. Ed Shaw V, 2020. Wiley Blackwell

Energy and protein requirements for children with CKD stages 2-5 and on dialysis - clinical practice recommendations from the Pediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6968982/

 

The dietary management of calcium and phosphate in children with CKD stages 2-5 and on dialysis - clinical practice recommendation from the Pediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6969014/

 

NICE guidelines [CG157] Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease: Management of hyperphosphataemia in patients with stage 4 or 5 chronic kidney disease.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CG157

 

KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Nutrition in Children with CKD: 2008 Update. Am J Kidney Dis 2009; 53(3):S1-S124.

https://www.kidney.org/sites/default/files/docs/cpgpednutr2008.pdf

 

KDIGO 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline Update for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prevention, and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease – Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD).

OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY VOLUME 7 

https://kdigo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/2017-KDIGO-CKD-MBD-GL-Update.pdf

 

infoKID - information for parents and carers about children's kidney conditions

https://www.infokid.org.uk/

 

KidsKidneyDiet app - education interactive app for children and parents/carers available for free via the Apple app store to download (not available on Android devices)

Kidney Friendly Cookbook (available in English and Arabic) - available on the Kidney Care UK website

https://www.kidneycareuk.org/news-and-campaigns/news/new-kidney-friendly-cookbook

 

Assessment of nutritional status in children with kidney diseases - clinical practice recommendations from the Pediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-020-04852-5

 

The dietary management of potassium in children with CKD stages 2–5 and on dialysis - clinical practice recommendations from the Pediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-021-04923-1

 

Delivery of a nutritional prescription by enteral tube feeding in children with chronic kidney disease stages 2–5 and on dialysis - clinical practice recommendations from the Pediatric Renal Nutrition Taskforce

https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-020-04623-2

 

Clinical practice recommendations for native vitamin D therapy in children with chronic kidney disease Stages 2–5 and on dialysis

https://academic.oup.com/ndt/article/32/7/1098/3855684