36.482 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

Medical Nutrition Therapy II

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37039
Status Active

This course is a continuation of Medical Nutrition Therapy I that will provide students with current knowledge and application in dietary prevention, treatment, and long-term management of patients with trauma, burns, HIV, cancer, liver, lower gastrointestinal diseases, celiac disease, and renal 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, and will examine enteral and parental nutrition support for critically ill patients. Students will also develop a basic knowledge related tot the principles of fluid and electrolytes balance as well as acid-base balance as they relate to the nutritional care of patients/clients.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 36.481 Medical Nutrition Therapy I