American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) is a US-based professional organization. Its members include dieticians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians and scientists who are involved in providing clinical nutrition to patients.
ASPEN was founded in 1976. It has over 6,000 members. Its stated mission is, "to improve patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism."
The society runs an annual conference, "Clinical Nutrition Week".
- A.S.P.E.N. Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition
- A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum
- Enteral Nutrition Handbook
- Parenteral Nutrition Handbook
- Pediatric Nutrition Support Handbook
- A.S.P.E.N. Patient Education Manual
- A.S.P.E.N. A quarter century of commonality of purpose: presidential perspectives and insights.. Clinical Congress Syllabus 2001.. 2001.
- ASPEN. History of A.S.P.E.N. [Retrieved 2 November 2014].
- "A.S.P.E.N. to hold Clinical Nutrition Week 2015 in Long Beach, CA". News Medical. AZoNetwork. 14 October 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.