36.465 Lab Methods in Nutrition Assessment

Lab Methods in Nutrition Assessment

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 31884
Status Active

This course provides the student the the opportunity to assess nutritional status using several modern analytical methods. The course uses spectrophotometry, HPLC and automated procedures to assess the status of vitamins, lipids, iron, glucose, and insulin. The student will learn the mathematical calculations needed for the methods. This course enables the student to appreciate how nutrient analysis is designed and implemented in the analytical laboratory.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 36.361 Clin Lab Instrumentation; Nutritional Science (BS) or Clinical Lab Sciences (BS) only.