36.481 Medical Nutrition Therapy I

Medical Nutrition Therapy I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4824
Status Active

This course is intended to provide students with current knowledge and application in dietary prevention, treatment, and long-term management of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and upper gastrointestinal diseases. Topics include nutrition counseling and communication skills, professional ethics, medical terminology, clinical laboratory values, dietary menu planning and analysis in specific situations, evaluating nutritional status, case studies for these diseases. This course will stress the steps in the nutrition care process, determine appropriate methods for screening patients for nutritional risk, and help the student assess the nutritional status of patients.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 35.206 Human Nutrition or 30.206 Human Nutrition.