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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NT 136 - Nutrition Care II

Credit Hours: 3

A study of nutrients and their requirements through all stages of the life cycle with focus placed on the role of nutrition in wellness promotion. The impact of psychological, social and economic factors effecting nutrient requirements is considered.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the term, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate basic knowledge of facts and terms related to lifecycle nutrition;
  • demonstrate basic understanding of normal nutrition needs throughout the lifecycle;
  • demonstrate an understanding of energy balance and weight management;
  • demonstrate application of nutrition knowledge and lifestyle needs to create appropriate menus for groups;
  • locate and accurately interpret current research literature on lifecycle nutrition;
  • prepare and deliver an effective presentation to classmates; and
  • use information technology.

Prerequisites: NT 132, NT 134
Corequisites: BI 178, NT 137, NT 138
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