NS 4250

NS 4250

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Students learn the theoretical basis of effective health promotion communications and develop effective nutrition communication skills through application in a variety of settings. Provides hands-on experiences in counseling, educational program development, and oral and written communications.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior and junior students. Enrollment preference given to: senior Dietetics (DPD) students and Nutritional Sciences majors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NS 1150, NS 2450.

Outcomes
  • Develop and articulate original nutrition education material through written, oral, and social media outlets for diverse audiences.
  • Evaluate the scientific evidence behind food messages, popular diets, and common nutrition misconceptions. KRDN 1.1: Demonstrate how to locate, interpret, evaluate and use professional literature to make ethical, evidence-based practice decisions.
  • Discover intrinsic motivations with relation to both food choices and career choice.
  • Apply principals from formal theories to successfully counsel a client to achieve a behavior change. KRDN 3.3: Demonstrate counseling and education methods to facilitate behavior change for and enhance wellness for diverse individuals and groups.
  • Conduct a comprehensive nutrition assessment including diet analysis, nutrition counseling, goal setting, and evaluation with an individual.
  • Plan, execute, and evaluate a nutrition lesson plan for a specific audience. KRDN 3.2: Develop an educational session or program/educational strategy for a target population.
  • Differentiate between optimal and disordered eating and the commensurate counseling strategies.
  • Understand current coding and billing practices within the insurance and medical systems. KRDN 4.3: Describe the regulation system related to billing and coding, what services are reimbursable by third party payers, and how reimbursement may be obtained.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12998NS 4250  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: NS 1150 and NS 2450. Enrollment limited to: junior or senior standing; priority given to senior dietetics/nutrition majors. Please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2) for a PIN number/placement on the wait list.

  • 12999NS 4250  LAB 401

  • Prerequisites: NS 1150 and NS 2450. Enrollment limited to: junior or senior standing; priority given to senior dietetics/nutrition majors. Please contact Terry Mingle (tpm2) for a PIN number/placement on the wait list.