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NUTR 115 - Nutrition in Healthcare II

1 credits

NUTR 114 .

NURS 172 .

Examines the scientific, social, economic, cultural, ethnic, and psychological implications of nutrition in relation to selected health issues across the lifespan and in the context of the healthcare profession. This course is presented in a series that builds on the previous course content from introductory concepts to analysis of complex nutritional health care issues. This course is embedded into the nursing core courses in an integrated format. This is the second course of five.

Theory Hours
1 theory hour.

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the conditions under which microbiologic food illnesses can occur
  • Identify four groups of clients likely to experience food-drug interactions and indicate possible consequences of improper administration or management
  • List nutritional guidelines for people with diabetes mellitus for illness, exercise, delayed meals, alcohol, hypoglycemic episodes, vitamin and mineral supplementation and eating out
  • Compare and contrast the dietary modification for clients with myocardial infarction, heart failure, and stroke
  • Discuss the effects of impaired respiratory function on nutritional status and appropriate nutritional therapy

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