2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

NUTR 47433 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

This course is designed to develop skills in the use of clinical nutrition in the prevention and treatment of diet-related health problems. This course includes the assessment of nutritional status of individuals, and medical nutrition therapy for various disease states such as disorders of the upper and lower GI, CVD, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, nutritional concerns during and after pregnancy, complete overview of nutritional support (enteral and parenteral nutrition and tube feeding), weight management, disordered eating. This course will also allow the student to grow in their ability to use the Nutrition Care Process, ADIME and SOAP charting. Prerequisites: NUTR 47234.