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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
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NTR 430 - Pediatric Nutrition Therapy


(2-4-4)
Prerequisites: NTR 411  and NTR 413 
Lecture: Application of the nutritional process, screening procedure, assessment, evaluation of nutritional status and special nutritional needs of the pediatric population are discussed. The pathophysiology (anatomy, physiology and metabolic) of disease, and the relationship between diet, disease, health attainment and maintenance in pediatric population is discussed. Use of enteral and parenteral nutrition in pediatric care is discussed. Emphasis is placed on nutrition intervention for a multitude of problems such as: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) and Genetic/Inborn Error Metabolism diseases. Lab: Under supervision, students have the opportunity to put into practice their acquired knowledge of pediatric clinical assessment and nutritional intervention. The practice sites include pediatric clinic nutrition services in hospital and private practice setting. Students are exposed to and participate in all clinical operations at these sites.



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