NUTR 555 Advanced Nutrition Therapy
Study and evaluation of methods and techniques for identifying patients at nutritional risk and maintaining or improving nutritional status of patients through the nutritional care process based on evidence-based practice guidelines. Principles of implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of alternative means of nutrition support where indicated. Development of outcomes for food and nutrition services and practices as part of a continuous quality improvement plan. Formulate personal learning objectives and goals as well as those of the course in relation to the mission, function, and organization of a critical care health service agency. Students must have completed Advanced Nutrition and Medical Nutrition Therapy or their equivalents within past three years.
Corequisite: NUTR 556.
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