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  • HFN 500: Survey of Nutrition Concepts

    Graduate 3 credits

    This online course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of nutrition science. Dietary sources and functions of macro and micronutrients are reviewed, as well as the basics of their metabolism and their impact on disease prevention, energy balance and common health problems. Prerequisite: Prior Undergraduate or Graduate Physiology course. Department consent required

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26509001Erica DerbyFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 510: Issues and Trends in Nutrition

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Nutrition Program or HFN 500

    This online course will provide an overview of current and emerging issues in food and nutrition including topics that impact nutrition recommendations for patients. Course material will also include trends in health care organizations as it relates to food and nutrition service delivery. Students will explore how these trends may shape patient perceptions of favorable and unfavorable dietary choices, as well as food availability via market trends. Prerequisite: HFN 500, or equivalent upon approval

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26509101Leah HolbrookFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 526: Nuts and Bolts of Nutr Polic

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: HFN 502 or HFN 525

    This online course prepares students to advance population health by theorizing a nutrition or food related policy or program promoting sustainable food systems, and to develop the skills necessary to operationalize such a policy or program. Students will use logic models to conceptualize the policy or program, and develop in-depth monitoring and evaluation strategies. In addition, students will learn to coordinate program planning with budget development so as to create realistic programs. Lastly, students will learn how to display data and seek funding to facilitate initial or continued implementation, or to further policy development. Prerequisite: HFN 502 or HFN 525

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16541201Hrisanti ArcanFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 530: Nutrition Management & Leader

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: Admission to Masters in Nutrition Program (HFNMZ)

    This online course is designed to develop effective management skills in clinical nutrition services. The emphasis will be on the management of clinical services in highly regulated health care settings. Case studies and problem-based learning scenarios will complement online instruction and readings. Personnel issues, cost containment, benchmarking and management principles pertinent to clinical functions will be discussed and applied to real life situations. Accreditation and regulation processes will be covered in depth and the focus will be on the Joint Commission Accreditation process and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Admission to Master of Science in Nutrition Program(HFNMZ)

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16331701Lorraine DanowskiFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 541: Crit Care & Nutrition Support

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: HFN 516

    This online course will explore the role and impact of medical nutrition therapy in the critical care setting and its influence on patient outcomes. This will include the assessment of specific patient-populations such as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), burns, continuous veno-venous hemodialysis (CVVHD), sedated/intubated patients, and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). The impact of preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative feeding strategies will be discussed as well as potential pros and cons of immune enhancing supplements. Prerequisite: HFN 516

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16331901Kristine LopezFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 552: Case-Based Approaches to Integ

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisite: HFN 551

    During this online course students will apply the concepts of integrative nutrition, as well as material in other clinically relevant courses, to a variety of complex clinical cases. Case study assignments will include detailed assessment strategies and care plans to include dietary intake and supplementation, as well as appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques. Prerequisite: HFN 551

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26541301Josephine Connolly-SchoonenFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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  • HFN 578: Appl of Nutrition Rsrch Litert

    Graduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: Admission to Masters in Nutrition Program (HFNMZ) and HFN 575

    This online course will facilitate development of the critical thinking skills necessary to become efficient consumers of nutrition-related research presented in the scientific literature and popular media. Students will learn to interpret current nutrition research by performing effective literature searches for nutrition research articles, recognizing the strengths and limitations of the research methods, and evaluating the quality of nutrition information in both the scientific literature and popular media. This course will begin with an overview of the challenges facing health professionals when delivering nutrition education to the layperson. Challenges to be discussed include media misrepresentation, health illiteracy and a Prerequisites: Admission to Masters in Nutrition Program (HFNMZ) and HFN 575

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16331601Hrisanti ArcanFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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    Session 26509201Sotiria EverettFlexible (Online)TBAHSC Campus (Health Science Center)Open
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