2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DIET 3330 - Nutrition Care Process I

Prerequisite or co-requisite: DIET 3315 . Provides knowledge of the nutrition care process for patients including nutrition screening and assessment, nutrition diagnosis and terminology, intervention strategies, and monitoring and evaluation tools.  Medical abbreviations, medical terminology, laboratory values, format of the medical record, documenting nutrition care using acceptable medical nutrition therapy (MNT) processes.  Complete nutrition assessment through identification of nutrition risk factors. Determine ideal body weight, calorie, protein, and fluid needs.  Write the nutrition diagnosis using the problem, etiology, sign and symptoms (PES) format.  Complete nutrition intervention, monitoring, and evaluation using the nutrition care process standardized language and terminology. Diseases covered include: obesity, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease, and gastrointestinal diseases. 3 credits