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DIT 2845 Medical Nutrition Therapy II

Capstone course for the medical nutrition therapy series. Course content includes medical nutrition therapy for cancer, AIDS, disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder, liver and renal disease. Incorporates review modules, case studies, critical thinking exercises and the nutrition care process addressing feeding routes and diseases.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Dietetics and Nutrition
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: DIT 2625 

Outcomes

  • Identify strategies that will improve patient compliance to diet therapy guidelines for a designated disease state.
  • Work effectively as a team member to complete a written case study on a specified disease state and present orally to the class.
  • Complete nutrition care review module within the allotted time limit.
  • In assigned case studies and critical thinking exercises, critique dietary supplements for recommendations and safety issues.
  • Describe the medical nutrition therapies for cancer, AIDS, disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder, liver and renal disease.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3