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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUSC 420 - Medical Nutrition Therapy

In this course, students are introduced to the nutrition care process, medical terminology, the planning of special diets, and applications of medical nutrition therapy to selected disease states, including malnutrition, nutritional anemias, high-risk pregnancy, obesity and bariatric surgery, type I diabetes, type II diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, and renal disorders.

Prerequisites & Notes
NUSC 250 - Nutritional Assessment  

NUSC 261 - Introduction to Nutrition  

BIOL 250 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I  

BIOL 251 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II  

BIOL 252 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory  

BIOL 253 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory  


NUSC 421 - Medical Nutrition Therapy Lab  

Credits: 3