Human Nutrition (HMNT)

HMNT 5350  Issues in Food and Nutr Sci  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Current trends and issues in human nutrition, focusing on interrelationships of nutrients in metabolism and their impact on health.

HMNT 5351  Nutrition and Aging  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Study of the aging process and physiological changes with implications for food intake and utilization of nutrients.

HMNT 5352  Nutritional Care Mgmt I  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Advanced medical nutrition therapy. Includes principles and practical application of medical nutrition therapy and delivery of services to clientele with common and complex medical conditions. Topics include principles of diseases; development of care plans; enteral/parenteral nutrition, issues and formularies; principles of counseling; and menu writing. Prerequisite: enrollment in Dietetic Internship Program.

HMNT 5353  Nutritional Care Mgmt II  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Systems management of clinical and community nutrition services. Topics include leadership versus management; managed care; critical care pathways; outcomes research; grant writing; marketing and media; administrative proposals; business plans; and nutrition education of clientele with low-literacy skills. Prerequisite: enrollment in Dietetic Internship Program or permission of instructor.

HMNT 5390  T: Adv Topics Human Nutrition  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Detailed study of one or more specific sub-disciplines of human sciences. Course may be repeated for credit when topic changes.

HMNT 5650  Prac in Nutr Care Mgt I and II  3-6 SCH  (0-0-3-6)  

Practical experience in applying nutritional care management principles in clinical, community and foodservice settings. Part-time Dietetic Internship students take 3 hours per semester; full-time students take 6 hours per semester. Students must complete a total of 12 graduate hours in HMNT 5650.