NUTR 556 Applied Nutrition Therapy
Application 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. Implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of alternative means of nutrition support where indicated. Measurement of outcomes for food and nutrition services and practices as part of a continuous quality improvement plan. Fulfill 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. In order to enroll in this course, the required SUNY Affiliation Agreement must be signed by appropriate representatives of SUNY Oneonta and the cooperating facility/Community, agency and students must have completed Advanced Nutrition and Medical Nutrtion Therapy or their equivalent within past three years.
Corequisite: NUTR 555.
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