Apr 23, 2024  
SGPS College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
SGPS College Catalog 2023-2024

HCA 3620 - Nutrition in Health Care

3.00 credits.
This course will offer basic and essential nutritional information to health care administrators, who will be responsible for the development, implementation, oversight, and communication of nutrition-related programs and services at multiple levels in a variety of settings. The course will cover nutritional requirements, eating behavior, food safety, clinical nutritional interventions, community nutrition, national dietary guidelines and nutrition policies, and health care services. Multiple levels of influence on nutrition-related choices and health outcomes will be examined, including cultural, social, economic, demographic, and environmental barriers. Course assignments will help students think critically and engage in constructive dialogue with peers to better understand how diet influences health outcomes for patients, clients, and community members.