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Community Nutrition (NUT-305)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
March 2022 - Present.

Subject Area:
Nutrition

Number of Credits:
3

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the expanding role of the community nutritionist and dietician; understand and articulate nutrition problems and practices in the community; discuss and understand the various nutrition monitoring and surveillance methodologies and how they are used; describe the skills needed to deliver services and methods of accessing community nutrition resources and information; and understand the principles of nutritional epidemiology.

Instruction:

Community Nutrition (NUT 305) is a public health nutrition, dietetics and nutrition education course for health providers, caregivers and community advocates and administrators. Topics include with a variety of food and nutrition issues related to individuals, families, and special groups that have a common link such as place of residence, language, culture, or health issues. The environment in which people live, local values, norms, and behavior patterns will be explored.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health, Nutrition, or Community Health (2/22).

Instruction:
This course teaches students to apply nutrition science to fitness, exercise and sport. Instruction focuses on how sports nutrition combines the principles of nutrition science and exercise physiology with the underlying objective to improve physical performance and provides students with an understanding of the relationships with diet, food nutrients and essential dietary components and optimal sports performance across a range of physical activities, life stages and health conditions.

Credit Recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Sports Nutrition (8/18).


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