Jan 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DHN 720 - DIETETICS SUPERVISED PRACTICE: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY I


College of Ag, Food and Environment

Credits: 4

This course provides the first part of a supervised practice in medical nutrition therapy for students pursuing a career in dietetics. Students will gain experience in the work of health care facilities, including acute care, long-term care and/or outpatient settings. The internship experience provides students the opportunity to conduct patient assessments, diet planning, nutrition care plan implementation, and nutritional assessment techniques. Students will use evidence-based guidelines and critical thinking skills to provide supervised care to patients while gaining a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment for various disease states.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Admission to UK DHN Accelerated Coordinated Program or UK DHN Dietetic Internship.
Approved for Distance Learning.



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