Basic principles of nutrition across the lifespan. Details the digestive process, the digestion and absorption of macro and micronutrients including vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Examines the role of nutrition in the maintenance of optimal health and disease prevention. Includes analysis of personal dietary habits and the components of a healthful diet. (NS)
Nutrition in Healthcare I provides an introduction to nutritional concepts in healthcare with a focus on holistic assessment, health promotion and wellness across lifespan. The role of the nurse is emphasized.
Nutrition in Healthcare II is the second in a series of three courses. In this course, nutrition concepts are applied to various chronic alterations in health across the lifespan.
Nutrition in Healthcare III is the third in a series of three courses. In this course, nutrition concepts are applied to various chronic and acute alterations in health across the lifespan.