2019-2020 Course Catalog 
  
    Aug 12, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog
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GSN 515 - Nutritional Assessment


Credit(s): 2.00

Learn clinical and dietary evaluations to determine an individual’s nutritional status. Gain proficiency in clinical documentation; taking a medical and nutrition history, charting a SOAP note and determine the nutrition diagnosis matched to medical diagnoses. Perform nutrition physical exam; including dietary analysis, questionnaires and basic anthropometric measurements. Propose recommendations based on individual nutritional needs using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines. Evaluate laboratory tests from urine, saliva or blood.  Communicate nutrition therapy plans with primary care physicians or healthcare teams to ensure clear coordination of care.



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