SRJC Course Outlines

5/26/2022 10:55:10 AMFDNT 162 Course Outline as of Spring 2009

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FDNT 162Title:  DIET THERAPY HEALTHCARE  
Full Title:  Diet Therapy for Healthcare
Last Reviewed:10/12/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Appropriate diet therapy for stages of the life cycle and the stress conditions of disease. Intended for students in nursing and other healthcare fields who have completed an introductory nutrition course that did not cover diet therapy.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course completion of FDNT 10 (or equivalent)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Appropriate diet therapy for stages of the life cycle and the stress conditions of disease. Intended for students in nursing and other healthcare fields who have completed an introductory nutrition course that did not cover diet therapy.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course completion of FDNT 10 (or equivalent)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Assess a person's energy balance and explain one or more appropriate
   tools for weight management.
2.  Evaluate a personal food intake and identify areas of over and/or
   under nutrition and potential problems related to these deficiencies.
3.  Describe diets appropriate for different stages of the life cycle.
4.  Assess the nutritional needs of a hospitalized patient and recognize
   the rationale behind various modified diets ordered for given
   diseases or surgical conditions.
5. Recognize the relationship of drug and nutrient interaction to
   a patient's nutritional status.
6. Make judgments and draw logical conclusions related to a person's
   dietary intake and nutritional needs.  

Topics and Scope
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1.  Community nutrition and nutrition in the life cycle
     a.  Pregnancy, lactation, infants, children, teens, adults, elderly
     b.  Eating disorders
     c.  Diseases associated with the elderly
     d.  Energy metabolism for under and over weight
 
2.  Diet therapy for patients
      a.  Nutritional assessment of patients
     b.  Diet therapy for disease related to the GI tract
     c.  Diet therapy requirements for chronic disease conidtions
               1) diabetes mellitus
      2) cardiovascular disease
      3) liver disease
      4) renal disease
      5) cancer
     d.  Texturally modified diets
     e.  Enteral and parenteral nutrition
     f.   Drug/diet interactions  

Assignments:
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1.  Evaluate nutrition needs of patients described in case studies and
   write nutrition care plans applying appropriate diet therapy recommendations.
2.  Complete a three-day food diary record and analyze food record using a computer-generated diet analysis program; evaluate and assess the nutritional adequacy of the diet, in a written format.
3.  Weekly assigned reading in text and related publications, approximately 40-50 pages per week.
4.  Two mid-term exams and one comprehensive final.  

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Objective exams - multiple choice, True/False, matching, short answer Final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 30%
Computer generated diet analysis and evaluation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Nutrition For Health & Health Care, E.N. Whitney, C.B. Cataldo, L.K.
DeBruyne & S. Rolfes; Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 3rd edition, 2007.
A good medical dictionary (e.g. Tabers).

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