Medical Nutrition Therapy 2

Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
Medical nutrition therapy across disease states; continuation of NDFS 300.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNDFS 300
 ProgramsContaining NDFS 356
Course Outcomes

Communication Skills

Use oral and written communications in presenting an educational session for a group

Information Technologies

Use current information technologies

Effective Team Member

Work effectively as a team member

Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Media Presentations

Media Presentations

Specific Dietetic Knowledge

Knowledge of: exercise physiology, pathophysiology related to nutrition care, fluid and electrolyte requirements, pharmacology: nutrient-nutrient interaction.

Medical Nutrition Terminology

Demsonstrated ability to: interpret medical terminology, interpret laboratory parameters related to nutrition

Appropriate Documentation

Document appropriately a variety of activities

Nutrient Composition of Foods

Calculate and interpret nutrient composition of foods

Medical Nutrition Therapy Strategies

Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy strategies to assess need for adaptive feeding techniques and equipment

Diets for Health Conditions

Calculate and/or define diets for health conditions addressed by health promotion/disease (cancer, pulmonary, liver, pancreas, and kidney)

Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Formulations

Calculate enteral and parenteral nutrition formulations

Assessing Health Status

Evolving methods of assessing health status

Core knowledge for the RDN

2017 Acend Standards


NDFS 356 Course Learning Outcomes

How objective is met/measured

KRDN 1.1

Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, evaluate and use professional literature to make ethical, evidence-based practice decisions.

Case studies; paper; exams; Renal diet

KRDN 1.3

Apply critical thinking skills.

Homework, case study presentations, chart notes, exams

KRDN 2.1

Demonstrate effective and professional oral and written communication and documentation.

Case study presentation and paper; chart notes

KRDN 3.1

Use the Nutrition Care Process to make decisions, identify nutrition-related problems and determine and evaluate nutrition interventions.

Case study; chart notes; exam

CA assignment; Renal diet; NS worksheets

KRDN 3.2

Develop an education session or program/education strategy for a target population

Case study presentation

KRDN 5.2.5

Apply the principles of medical nutrition therapy and the Nutrition Care Process

CA and Renal diets, exams, case study, chart notes

KRDN 5.2.13

Demonstrate understanding of pharmacology, nutrient metabolism, physiology, genetics and biochemistry

Exam; case study

Nutritional Health Risks

Assessment and treatment of nutritional health risks

Appropriate Medical Nutrition Therapy and Intervention

Identify the appropriate medical nutrition therapy for specific disease states and provide the appropriate intervention, including calculating and defining diets

Professional Literature

Interpret, evaluate and use professional literature to make ethical evidence-based practice decisions

Evidence Based Guidelines and Protocols

Use current information technologies to locate and apply evidence based guidelines and protocols; (ADA evidence Analysis Library and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews)

Nutrition Care Process

Use the nutrition care process to make decisions, to identify nutrition-related problems and determine and evaluate nutrition interventions, including MNT, disease prevention and health promotion

Menus for Diverse Groups

Modify and evaluate menus for diverse groups

Pharmacology, Nutrient Metabolism, Physiology, Genetics, and

Demonstrate understanding of pharmacology, nutrient metabolism, physiology, genetics and biochemistry