Pathophysiology, medical nutrition therapy, and current research of common and unique disease states and conditions.
An in-depth investigation of sports nutrition, with emphasis on nutrient functions and their roles in physical activity as well as nutrition counseling strategies for athletes.
In-depth investigation of diabetes mellitus, including disease state, types, diagnosis and treatment options, medications to treat, exercise, complications, and medical nutrition therapy and counseling strategies.
Overview of management/administrative concepts for directing resources within a variety of food and nutritional service/ programs. Planning, implementing, and evaluation techniques to measure organizational performance. Applied research in diatetics. (PR: Dietetic Internship Students or permission)
Advanced study of food allergies and intolerances and the roles of nutrition in food allergy prevention and lifestyle management.
Supervised practice experience focusing on the nutritional screening assessment and education of individuals and groups across the lifespan in a variety of community and long-term settings.
Supervised practice experience focusing on the procurement, production, distribution, and service within school and hospital based food service management systems.
Pre-req: DTS 675.
Supervised practice experience focusing on skills required to become a dietitian in a clinical setting. Nutritional screening assessment and education of individuals with complex medical conditions will be emphasized.
Pre-req: DTS 676.
The continued study of pathophysiology, medical nutrition therapy, and current research of common and unique disease states and conditions.
Pre-req: DTS 670.
Extensive reading and reports from current literature in selected areas of dietetics.