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Nutrition Education: Linking Research, Theory and Practice (NUT-402)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
March 2022 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: demonstrate critical thinking skills and analytical abilities s to identify and solve problems in the nutritional sciences; develop strategies to assess the nutritional status of individuals in various life-cycles; determine nutrition-related conditions and diseases by applying metabolism and nutrient functions, food sources and physiologic systems; demonstrate how to effectively communicate nutrition information; and describe social, multiethnic and environmental dimensions within nutrition an the life sciences.
This learning experience is an advanced public health nutrition, dietetics and nutrition education course for health providers, caregivers, therapists, social workers and community advocates and administrators. Topics include researching food patterns, origins and availability, theoretical approaches to community education and nutrition and the practice of creating programs that promote healthy eating. The environment in which people shop, eat and prepare foods will be explored and its connection to nutrition.
In the associate degree/certificate category, 3 semester hours in Nutrition, Public Health, Community Health, or Allied Health (2/22).