HNSC #4241 Applied Medical Nutrition

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as H&NTR 54.7.
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3 hours lecture, 2 hours supervised fieldwork; 4 credits

An introduction to the profession and practice of dietetics. Topics include: interpersonal communication skills; counseling theory and methods; screening for nutritional risk; nutritional assessment and evaluation; documentation methods; medical terminology; laboratory parameters; ethics of care; reimbursement issues; calculation of diets; enteral and parenteral nutrition; nutrient-nutrient and drug-nutrient interactions.

Prerequisite: Health and Nutrition Sciences 2300 [22.71] and 3230 [47]; or permission of the chairperson. Corequisite: Health and Nutrition Sciences 4240 [54.6].


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