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NT 282 - Nutrition Care III

Credit Hours: 3

Application of principles of normal nutrition to disease conditions which occur most frequently in adults and require dietary modifications. Nutrient content of modified diets is included. The nutrition care process in introduced.

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

  • demonstrate an understanding of the screening process;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the nutritional care process, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation;
  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of medical nutrition therapy for common conditions, i.e. hypertension, cardiovascular, obesity, diabetes and diverticular disease;
  • demonstrate an understanding of basic enteral and parenteral nutrition; and
  • translate medical nutrition therapy needs into menus for individuals and groups.

Prerequisites: BI 178, CH 140, CH 141, NT 128, NT 136, NT 137, NT 138
Corequisites: NT 283
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