Applies nutrition principles to the treatment of persons with special dietary needs. Lecture 4 hours per week.
General Course Purpose
Prepares the student to apply the principles of nutrition to persons in a hospital, nursing home or other health care setting who require a modified diet for the treatment or prevention of disease. Course emphasizes the effect of illness upon behavior and food acceptance and the need for individualized diets to meet nutritional and therapeutic requirements.
Prerequisites for this course are DIT 121 - "Nutrition I", DIT 122 - "Nutrition II" or approval of instructor.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Major Topics to be Included