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NT 285 - Nutrition Care IV

Credit Hours: 3

Nutrition care of residents in long term care is introduced along with geriatrics. Medical nutrition therapy for various diseases and health conditions which require dietary modifications including cancer, renal diseases, hepatic diseases, disorders of the GI tract, as well as those conditions less commonly encountered such as PKU and inborn errors of metabolism are also studied.

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

  • demonstrate am understanding of the nutritional care of institutionalized elderly residents;
  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of medical nutrition therapy for common conditions, eg cancer, renal conditions, bowel disorders; and
  • translate medical nutrition therapy needs into menus for individuals and groups.

Prerequisites: NT 282, NT 283
Corequisites: NT 276, NT 277, NT 284, NT 286
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