Nutrition and Lactation Services

The Department of Nutrition and Lactation Services exists to provide care for inpatients and outpatients; nutrition education for staff, community and Students In Health Care; nutrition research, and lactation services for families.

What We Do

Work performed by staff must conform to at least the following:

  • JCAHO
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Standards of Care
  • CMS
  • Kansas State Regulations
  • Missouri State Regulations
  • American Nursing Association

Research

Work performed by research staff must conform to at least the following:

  • Good clinical practices
  • Sponsor standard operating procedures
  • Children's Mercy research standard operating procedures
  • FDA guidelines
  • Children's Mercy IRB guidelines

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