Diet Therapy/Nutrition

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
MED
274
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

Enrollment in the Medical Assisting program

Corequisite:

None

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.