Course Detail
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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: Admitted to NUIP CMP OR MS program OR Instructor Consent
Physiology and pathophysiology throughout the life-cycle with recognition and application of appropriate medical nutrition therapy. This course is lecture and skills-based. Students will learn to apply the nutrition care process through the use of case studies. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation of individuals. During lab, students will participate in hands-on activities that will deepen their understanding of the role of dietitians in a multi-disciplinary setting and how the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist fits within the overall structure of patient care. The material covered includes knowledge and competencies required by the Accreditation Council on Education for Nutrition and Dietetics.