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    Nov 21, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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DET 226 Medical Nutrition Therapy (3 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to build upon the knowledge for nutrition assessment and integrates medical nutrition therapy in the intervention, monitoring, and evaluation phases of the nutrition care process in a variety of health settings. Emphasis is placed on nutrition screening and intervention, diet-drug interactions, enteral and parenteral nutrition support, metabolic and respiratory stress, gastrointestinal disorders, liver diseases, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular, renal diseases, cancer and HIV infection. Upon completion, students should be able to identify therapeutic dietary recommendations for specific diseases/conditions, communicate this effectively to the patient/client and complete the appropriate documentation.



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