NS 4420

NS 4420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Develop skills necessary to implement nutrition care. Application of the nutrition care process as it applies to clinical settings is emphasized. Students develop skills to perform nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, nutrition intervention, monitoring, and evaluation. Content includes principles of MNT for acute and chronic diseases, menu planning for disease states, the role of other allied health practitioners in assuring nutritional health, and reimbursement and legislation in dietetics practice.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment preference given to: senior Dietetics (DPD) students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: NS 1220, NS 2470, NS 4410, or equivalent background in courses.

Satisfies Requirement NS 4420 is a required course to fulfill Didactic Program in Dietetics knowledge requirements, as outlined in the Learning Outcomes.

  • 1.1:  Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, evaluate and use professional literature to make ethical, evidence-based practice decisions.
  • 1.2: Select and use appropriate current information technologies to locate and apply evidence-based guidelines and protocols.
  • 1.3:  Apply critical thinking skills.
  • 2.1: Demonstrate effective and professional oral and written communication and documentation.
  • 2.2:  Describe the governance of nutrition and dietetics practice, such as the Scope of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice and the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • 2.5:  Identify and describe the work of interprofessional teams and the roles of others with whom the registered dietitian nutritionist collaborates.
  • 2.6:  Demonstrate cultural humility, awareness of personal biases and an understanding of cultural differences as they contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • 3.1:  Use the Nutrition Care Process and clinical workflow elements to assess nutritional parameters, diagnose nutrition related problems, determine appropriate nutrition interventions and develop plans to monitor the effectiveness of these interventions
  • 3.6 Develop nutritionally sound meals, menus and meal plans that promote health and disease management and meet client's/patient's needs.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8346 NS 4420   LEC 001

    • MWF Savage Hall 200
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Gier, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment preference given to DPD (Dietetics) Seniors. Prerequisite: NS 1150, NS 1220, NS 2470, NS 4410, or concurrent registration or equivalent background in courses. Please send any questions about enrollment in this class to DNS Student Services at dnsstudentservices@cornell.edu only.