2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALHS 1070 - Therapeutic Nutrition

Prerequisite: ALHS 1060 
This course is a continuation of the study of the nutritional needs of the individual begun in ALHS 1060 . Topics include: nutrients, food sources, the role nutrition plays in the maintenance of health for the individual, menu planning, diet therapy components, and the use of appropriate diets to treat certain pathologic conditions such as eating disorders, cardiac disease, diabetes mellitus, gastrointestinal disorders, renal disease, cancer, AIDS, surgical and burn clients, elderly clients, and those clients receiving enteral and parenteral nutrition. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 0. Credit hours: 3 (T)