Diet Therapy/Nutrition

This course introduces the basic principles of nutrition as they relate to health and disease. Topics include basic nutrients, physiology, dietary deficiencies, weight management, and therapeutic nutrition in wellness and disease. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret clinical and dietary data and provide patient counseling and education.

  • Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours3
Lab Hours0
Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours0
Credit Hours3