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, diabetes, multisystem disease, organ failure, and trauma

Billing and Coding

Describe 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, integrate, and apply scientific knowledge, research, and guidelines into clinical dietetics practice.

Professionalism

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

Science-based answers for emerging trends

Deliver respectful, science-based answers to client questions concerning emerging trends in nutrition and dietetics.

Competencies for the RD

ACEND 2017 Competencies for the RD

Competencies for the RD

By the conclusion of the course, students will:

Measured/Met by:

CRDN 1.2-1.4, 1.6, 2.2, 2.10 3.1-3.2, 3.4, 4.4, 4.10

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

Case Study, Diabetes simulation, Breast feeding activity, Nutrition-focused physical finding activity

CRDN 1.3, 4.4, 4.9, 4.10

Describe 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.

CRDN 1.2-1.4, 1.6, 2.10, 3.8, 4.10

Deliver respectful, science-based answers to client questions concerning emerging trends in nutrition and dietetics.

Diabetes simulation, Clinical Question, Nutri-genetics paper/discussion

CRDN 1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 3.1, 3.8, 4.10

Evaluate, integrate, and apply scientific knowledge, research, and guidelines into clinical dietetics practice.

Case Study, Clinical Question, Nutri-genetics paper/discussion,

CRDN 2.2, 2.10, 2.13, 3.8

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

Case Study, Clinical Question, Nutri-genetics paper/discussion, Class discussions, CDR Portfolio activity

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