9/2012 - 12/2012
DTCS 341 Introduction to Clinical Basic knowledge of the responsibilities of the clinical dietitian: review of the medical record, documentation in the medical record, medical terminology and patient interviewing. Clinical management will include normal nutrition needs of individuals across the lifespan, with a focus on pregnancy and lactation; normal infant growth and development; childhood and adolescence, with an overview of infant feeding practices. Introduces nutrition assessment, adult men and women's health issues, geriatrics, anemia, food alergies, vegetarian diets, supplements, disordered eating including obesity and cultural influences. Per week: lecture 3 hours, practicum 6 hours.