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

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DHN 726 - DIETETICS SUPERVISED PRACTICE: MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY II


College of Ag, Food and Environment

Credits: 2

This course provides the second part of a supervised practice in medical nutrition therapy for students pursuing a career in dietetics. Students will build upon the experiences gained in DHN 720 and will obtain advanced experiences in the work of health care facilities, including acute care, long-term care and/or outpatient settings. Students will apply patient-care knowledge of medical nutrition therapy experience in a clinical setting to prepare them for entry-level employment while seeing a variety of patients with an assortment of disease states. The course will focus on the team concept of patient care and provide advanced dietetics practice with the opportunity to use evidence-based guidelines and critical thinking skills to provide supervised care to patients.

Prerequisite(s):
Prereq: Admission to UK DHN Accelerated Coordinated Program or UK DHN Dietetic Internship and DHN 720 .
Approved for Distance Learning.



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