Sep 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUTR 316 - Medical Nutrition Therapy I and Skills Lab


4 Credits
This course covers the evidence-based principles of nutritional care in disease and focuses on the integration and interpretation of data (clinical, biochemical, anthropometric and nutritional intake) for the nutritional care process including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention and monitoring and evaluation. Lectures provide an in-depth study of pathophysiology, diagnosis, signs and symptoms, medical management and nutrition management of disease states. A separate skills lab provides hands-on training for such skills as taking anthropometric measurements, body composition measurement, assessing drug-nutrient interactions, acid-base balance, balance studies and more. Three hours of lecture, plus laboratory, second semester.
 
Prerequisite(s): NUTR 220 - Fundamentals of Nutrition , CHEM 240 - Biochemistry of the Human Body  and BIOL 241 - Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology I , BIOL 242 - Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology II  
Other: Laboratory fee $50



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