NUT411 Nutrition Therapy II
3 semester hour credits
(Prerequisite: Nutrition Therapy I)
Nutrition Therapy II is the second of two courses covering medical nutrition therapy for specific disorders and diseases. In this second course, the causes, prevention, and treatments of specific medical conditions are examined. Topics include cardiovascular disease, hypertension, heart failure and transplant, pulmonary disease, renal disorders, cancer, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease, metabolic stress (sepsis, trauma, burns, and surgery), neurologic disorders, rheumatic disorders, and metabolic disorders. Case studies are included to develop clinical practice skills. In addition, differing points of view in complementary and alternative nutrition practices are reviewed and evaluated.