Advanced Clinical Nutrition
Theory, techniques, and practices in medical nutrition therapy.
NDFS
638
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmittance into post-baccalaureate dietetic internship OR admittance into nutrition science dietetics MS, dietetics specialization.
 TaughtWinter
Course Outcomes: 


Nutrition Care Process in Complex Cases

Complete the nutrition care process (assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) for patients/clients with complex medical conditions, e.g., renal disease, multisystem disease, organ failure, and trauma

Billing and Coding

Participate in coding and billing of dietetic/nutrition services to obtain reimbursement for services from public or private insurers. Justify nutrition services.

Apply Science and Research to MNT

Evaluate scientific knowledge, research, and guidelines to determine MNT interventions. Integrate and apply knowledge, research, and guidelines into clinical dietetics practice.

Professionalism

Demonstrate professionalism including communication, dress, and interaction with others.

Advanced Diabetes Management

Experience diabetes management: blood glucose monitoring, use of insulin pump, and carbohydrate counting

Competencies for the RD

ACEND 2012 Competencies for the RD

Competencies for the RD

By the conclusion of the course, students will:

Measured/Met by:

CRD 2.2, 3.1a-d

Complete the nutrition care process (assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) for patients/clients with complex medical conditions, e.g., renal disease, multisystem disease, organ failure, and trauma

Case Study, Diabetes simulation

CRD 1.1, 1.3, 4.3, 4.11

Participate in coding and billing of dietetic/nutrition services to obtain reimbursement for services from public or private insurers. Justify nutrition services.

Case Study; billing and coding discussions and cases.

CRD 3.1c-d

Experience diabetes management: blood glucose monitoring, use of insulin pump, and carbohydrate counting

Diabetes simulation, Diabetes Paper

CRD 1.2, 1.4

Evaluate scientific knowledge, research, and guidelines to determine MNT interventions. Integrate and apply knowledge, research, and guidelines into clinical dietetics practice.

Case Study, Clinical Question

CRD 2.2, 2.3, 2.9, 3.2, 4.3

Demonstrate professionalism including communication, dress, and interaction with others.

Case Study, Clinical Question, Class discussions.

2012 Standards