Nutrition in Healthcare I is the first in a series of three courses. Concepts basic to the knowledge and application of nutrition are covered. Basic nutritional needs of the adult and various cultures are included with an emphasis on health and wellness. These foundational concepts will be applied during the assessment of clients.
Nutrition in Healthcare II is the second in a series of three courses. In this course, nutrition is applied to well children, to include infants to late teens. Topics also include fluid and electrolyte balance, drug and nutrient interactions, wound healing and hematology/immunology and respiratory illness nutritional needs.
Nutrition in Healthcare III is the third in a series of three courses. In this course nutrition is applied to children and adults experiencing illness or discorders, with the focus on wellness and comfort. Topics include enteral and parenteral nutrition, as well as nutrition applied to diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders, cancer, and the cardiac patient.