Course Code: NURS 320
Pre-Requisite: BIOC 211
This course explores principles and concepts of nutrition and nutritional management of common health problems. Course content includes a study of food nutrients and their metabolism in health and requirements of an adequate diet as applied to feeding individuals of all age levels. Special emphasis is placed on nutritional assessment, selection of food required to meet physiological and psychological needs of individuals. Nursing consideration pertinent to dietary therapies are addressed.