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NTR 240 Clinical Nutrition
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Spring 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
Cross-Listed:  


Description: In-depth study of Medical Nutrition Therapy and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of diseases.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Develop an over-arching explanation of what motivates people to eat, and how customers/patients choose their food recognizing the cultural, religious, and regional influences on food choices. (CSLO1)
2. (Synthesis Level) Plan and implement menus using basic and advanced nutrition concepts essential for planning modified diets; select the recommended foods according to established nutrition principles and apply guidelines and tools to assess nutritional adequacy.(CSLO2)
3. (Evaluation Level) Outline the process of digestion and compare the construction of a modified menu to the digestion physiology of individuals who have unique needs.(CSLO2)
4. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast nutrition needs throughout a life cycle addressing the specialized nutrition needs of each customer/patient group.
5. (Application Level) Explain and apply medical nutrition therapy to the prevention and/or treatment of many diseases.
6. (Analysis Level) Illustrate examples of alternative therapies and how to assess them to promote optimum nutrition for clients.
7. (Evaluation Level) Interpret nutrition data in order to support the entire process of nutritional assessment and planning; outline the process of documentation of nutrition data in the medical record; select the regulations and standards governing the healthcare industry that require planning, documentation, and ongoing clinical care. (CSLO4)
8. (Synthesis Level) Summarize how to create nutrition education which meets the customer's/client's educational needs and enables the client to adapt that education to daily life.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) approved program. www.anfponline.org