Medical Nutrition Therapy I

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Course No: NUTR.4810-011; SIS Class Nbr: 3140; SIS Term: 3040
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course is intended to provide students with current knowledge and application in dietary prevention, treatment, and long-term management of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and upper gastrointestinal diseases. Topics include nutrition counseling and communication skills, professional ethics, medical terminology, clinical laboratory values, dietary menu planning and analysis in specific situations, evaluating nutritional status, case studies for these diseases. This course will stress the steps in the nutrition care process, determine appropriate methods for screening patients for nutritional risk, and help the student assess the nutritional status of patients.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: NUTR.2060 Human Nutrition or HSCI.2060 Human Nutrition
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: Virtual Classroom Course
  • Core Codes: STEM, VRCL
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Michelle Palladino
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 6:00 PM-8:50 PM EDT
  • Summer 2021: May 17 to Jun 28
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Virtual And On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 17 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 21, June 4 and June 18 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 18 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 28 and June 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Wednesday, July 7 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 9 and July 23 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 6 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 16 and July 30 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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