The student is provided the opportunity to acquire knowledge about selected nutrients in nutritional health. Emphasis is placed on nutritional physiological needs, assessment and support throughout the lifespan, and implications surrounding nutritional deficits. Elements of client education are also examined. Knowledge gained promotes insights into the professional role by enabling the student to form values, communicate, think critically, and make decisions related to maximum nutritional health potential. (Open to non-Nursing majors.)

2.0Credits