NUT 402 Clinical Nutrition                                     

3 semester hour credits

Study of nutrients and how the body handles them based on principles of chemistry and molecular biology; the effect of nutrition choices on diabetes, hypoglycemia and disorders of the major organ systems; food choices and diet planning principles; nutrition prescription for illness; the development and evaluation of nutrition plans; nutrition assessment; the relationship between nutrition and illness; strategies for providing nutritional support for people with serious illness; practical examples in clinical nutrition case studies.