FNH 201 - Med Nutrition Therapy I
The primary focus of this course is on clinical nutrition. We will explore how changes in health affect nutrition status and nutrient needs, and how medical nutrition therapy addresses those needs. The student will be introduced to the nutrition care process and therapeutic nutrition as a primary and /or adjunctive treatment of the following disease processes: pulmonary disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, gastrointestinal diseases, motility disorders and malabsorption syndrome. Students will learn etiology, symptoms, clinical findings, diagnostic laboratory data and nutritional management of various disease states. Nutritional assessment, food-medication interactions and clinical application are reviewed.
Co-requisites: FNH 202 and FNH 288
Prerequisites: FNH 103 and FNH 191
Credits: 3(Lec: 3)
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