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Human Nutrition (HNTR) 2016-2017

HNTR 1153 Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers a study of the role of nutrition in establishing, promoting and maintaining good health. The composition and functions of foods, nutrition needs throughout the life cycle, and contemporary nutrition concerns are included. The science of bioenergetics and current recommendations specific to human performance are also reviewed in this course. Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisites: MATH 1104, Placement into ENGL 1100,

HNTR 1901 Dietetic Practicum I (A)

1.5 credits
This course presents an opportunity for practical application of information presented in the classroom related to the field of dietetics, dietetic professionals, and education pathways. Skills are developed through supervised learning situations and observations of Dietetic Technician roles in health care facilities, community agencies and schools.
Seminar: 1 hour - Practicum: 3.5 hours
Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 1100, Placement above  MATH 1050. Admission to Nutrition and Dietetics program and instructor permission required        Lab fee: $60.00

HNTR 1902 Dietetic Practicum II (SP)

2 credits
This course offers additional opportunities for practical application of information presented in the classroom from HOSP 1122, HNTR 1153, HOSP 1109, and HOSP 1107. Skills are developed through supervised learning situations to operate and maintain foodservice equipment, to participate in food production and service, and to maintain food quality and portion Supervised learning situations are also provided to develop skills in procuring and storing food, supplies and equipment, maximizing fiscal outcomes, participating in quality improvement, and providing for the nutritional needs of the customer.
Seminar: 1 hour - Practicum: 7 hours
Prerequisite: HNTR 1901; minimum grade of “C”
Corequisites: HOSP 1107, HOSP 1109
Instructor permission required.      Lab fee: $20.00

HNTR 2275 Medical Nutrition Therapy I (A)

3 credits
This is an introduction to the study of nutrition assessment, diet modifications and nutrition care plans. The rationale for nutritional intervention and related medical conditions and terminology is presented. Calorie controlled and consistency and nutrient modified diets for a variety of medical conditions are studied. The student will identify and utilize appropriate nutritional assessment tools and techniques and develop care plans and chart notes for specific medical conditions using the Nutrition Care Process and model. Methods and management of clinical documentation will be emphasized. The student will plan, prepare and evaluate menus and nutritional supplements related to these diet modifications.
Lecture: 2 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisites: HNTR 1153, BIO 2301, BIO 2300; minimum grade of “C” Lab fee: $10.00

HNTR 2276 Medical Nutrition Therapy II (SP)

3 credits
This is a continuation of the study of nutrition assessment, diet modifications, nutrition care plans and documentation. The rationale for nutrition intervention and related medical conditions is presented. Nutrition interventions targeted toward various population groups throughout the human life cycle are identified. Food and nutrition requirements for specific age groups and cultural preferences for foods are examined. The student will identify and utilize appropriate nutritional assessment tools and techniques and develop care plans and chart notes for specific medical and/or life cycle related conditions using the Nutrition Care Process and model. The student will plan, prepare and evaluate menus and nutritional supplements related to these diet modifications. This course requires that students achieve a minimum grade of C for completion of the program.
Lecture: 2 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: HNTR 2275; minimum grade of “C” Concurrent requisite: HNTR-2905 Lab fee: $10.00

HNTR 2277 Dietetic Technician Registration Exam Review (SP)

1 credit
This course is designed to prepare dietetic technician majors for success in completing the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians. This course requires that students achieve a minimum grade of C for completion of the program. Lecture: 1 hour
Corequisite: HNTR 2905

HNTR 2903 Dietetic Practicum III A (A)

1 credit
Supervised learning situations in community based organizations will develop the student’s skills in utilizing community services, in presenting nutrition information/education to groups and individuals, in interviewing skills and techniques used to obtain and evaluate nutrition data from individuals, and in communicating with both clients and other personnel.
Seminar: .5 hour - Practicum: 3.5 hours
Prerequisites: HNTR 1902; HNTR 1153, BIO 2301, BIO 2300, all with minimum grade of “C”
Corequisite: HNTR 2275       Lab fee: $100.00

HNTR 2904 Dietetic Practicum III B (A)

1 credit
Additional client interviews, assessment of nutrition data, review of diet modification rationales and menu planning for modified diets are provided through supervised learning situations in a healthcare facility
Seminar: .5 hour - Practicum: 3.5 hours Prerequisite: HNTR 2903; minimum grade of “C”    Instructor permission required.

HNTR 2905 Dietetic Practicum IV (SP)

2.5 credits
Practical application of information presented in the classroom from all technical courses to clients in health care facilities. Opportunities are provided through supervised learning situations to demonstrate proficiency in client interviewing, evaluation of nutritional data, rationales for dietary intervention and menu planning for modified diets. This course requires that students achieve a minimum grade of C for completion of the program.
Seminar: 1 hour - Practicum: 10.5 hours
Prerequisites: HNTR 2904, HNTR 2275; minimum grade of “C” Corequisites:, HNTR 2276, HNTR 2277
Instructor permission required.        Lab fee: $20.00