Loma Linda University

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Louise Schneider, DrPH
Associate Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
School of Allied Health Professions
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Interactive Teaching
3/2011 - 3/2014 DTCS 301 Human Nutrition
This course is an introductory nutrition course.  It is appropriate for all students with a limited background in college-level biology, chemistry or physiology.  The goal is to understand nutrition in a way that will allow the student to evaluate and personalize nutrition information for them selves and provide basic information for their patients/clients.  There are five parts to this course:  Basic nutrition knowledge as a key to health; nutrients and energy relationships; vitamins, minerals and water; going beyond nutrients to fitness and performance; and finally a focus on the life stages and the nutritional needs at every stage. Includes food safety.
Administrative Teaching Roles
3/2009 - 12/2014

Contemporary Nutrition DTCS 300--online course

4/2008 - 6/2014

Community Nutrition DTCS 304 Eduation of community members in different areas related to nutrition.  Requires knowledge of normal nutrition and life cycle issues.  Nutrition assessment; medical nutrition therapy topics such as obesity, coronary heart disease, diabetes, etc.  Legislative processes and politics, program planning, implementation, management and evaluation, interpreting data and research findings, identifying and accessing community nutrition resources are all included.  Community interactions that promote a healthy lifestyle, including but not limited to nutrition topics.  Per week:  lecture 2 hours, practicum 6 hours.

9/2004 - 12/2014

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.