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.