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Transmittal Notice 96-11

TN 96-11


This is to transmit Part 3, Chapter 5, of the Indian Health Manual (IHM), entitled "Nutrition".  The Chapter sets forth the policy, procedures, objectives and responsibilities relating to nutrition care in the Indian Health Service (IHS).  Change in the chapter title from "Nutrition and Dietetics" to "Nutrition" is made to include all major practice divisions of nutrition care as defined by the American Dietetic Association in its Standards of Practice.

/Michael H. Trujillo, M.D./
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


The IHM, Part 3, Chapter 5, entitled "Nutrition," Table of Contents, page 1-48, and Exhibits 3-5-A and 3-5-B and Appendices 3-5-A and 3-5-B.


The IHM, Part 3, Chapter 5, entitled "Nutrition and Dietetics," November 3, 1987, Transmittal Notice number 87-10.


Remove the existing material and insert the attached chapter in the IHM, Part 3.

Record this Transmittal Notice TN number on the TN checklist and file this TN in sequential order.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  October 11, 1996