Nutrition (NUTR)

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[1] Courses in Nutrition (NUTR)

5V30 SPECIAL TOPICS (Variable credit: l-3 credit hours.) Special topics to cover various areas of student interest and need.

5315 NUTRITION SERVICES PRACTICUM I Supervised practice in the procurement, production, and distribution of nutritional services in health care facilities. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5316 NUTRITION SERVICES PRACTICUM II Supervised practice in personnel and financial management of nutritional services in health care facilities. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5317 COMMUNITY NUTRITION PRACTICUM Supervised practice in community nutrition agencies. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5318 CLINICAL NUTRITION PRACTICUM Supervised practice in the nutritional assessment, education, and counseling of hospitalized patients. Prerequisite: Admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5321 NUTRITIONAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Food Service operations relating to management principles, methods of control, sanitation and safety, and training of food service personnel. Prerequisite: NUTR 3380.

5324 NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT An overview of nutritional assessment techniques including dietary, biochemical, anthropometrical, and clinical with emphasis on nutritional needs in disease states. Prerequisite: NUTR 4374 and admission to Dietetic Internship program.

5325 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I A course for graduate dietetic majors. Advanced study of nutrition as a medical specialty from the perspective of disease prevention, treatment, and research; including nutritional assessment, patient interviewing strategies, medical terminology, and charting techniques. Course includes extensive use of case studies. Prerequisites: NUTR 3370 and BIOL 2405.

5340 GERIATRIC NUTRITION This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive overview of nutritional needs of older adults. The topics will help students gain insight related to physiological changes, diseases and environmental factors affecting the nutritional status of aging adults. Prerequisites: NUTR 1300 and BIOL 2405.

5374 MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY II Advanced course for graduate dietetics majors. Continued study of nutrition in therapeutic dietary prevent, treatment, and research of nutritional problems in disease states. Includes in-depth case studies. Prerequisite: NUTR 5325.

5375 NUTRITION IN EXERCISE AND SPORTS A review of current research on nutrient requirements in exercise, providing a rationale for dietary recommendations. Prerequisite: NUTR 1300 or equivalent.

6307 CURRENT FINDINGS IN FOOD Current research on food preparation, packaging, selection, storage, and preservation. Prerequisite: NUTR 3310 or consent of instructor.

6308 TRENDS IN NUTRITION Recent developments in nutrition with emphasis on interpretation of the findings and application in family food. Prerequisite: NUTR 3370 or consent of instructor.

6313 DIET THERAPY Nutritional management through diet of persons with altered clinical conditions, such as diseases and metabolic disturbances. Prerequisite: NUTR 3370.

6330 METABOLIC NUTRITION A course for graduate students in FACS. The primary focus of this course is on the pathways of human metabolism by which cells synthesize and degrade carbohydrates, lipids (fats), and proteins. Included in this course is the chemistry of the reactions that constitute these pathways, how energy is derived from the breakdown of nutrients, how metabolic pathways are regulated by coenzymes, regulators, and hormones; review of papers in scientific literature is also included. Prerequisites: NUTR 3390 and BIOL 2450.

6335 NUTRITION COUNSELING A course for graduate students in FACS. The focus of this course is on learning theories, motivational interviewing strategies, nutrition counseling skills, and the development of client educational programs. Prerequisite: FACS 3456.

6340 DIABETES MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY A comprehensive course including all aspects of diabetes diagnosis, treatment, and education with special emphasis on Medical Nutrition Therapy for all life stages and populations with diabetes. Prerequisites: NUTR 4325; NUTR 4374 or instructor consent.

6345 PEDIATRIC NUTRITION A course for graduate students in FACS. This course covers nutrition issues from preconception throughout late adolescence, with a particular emphasis on nutrition correlates of normal growth and development and on the consequences of under and over nutrition. Prerequisites: FACS 3370 and BIOL 2405.