NUTR 320

Introduction to hospital nutrition, nutritional care of the patient, deviation in the metabolism of selected diseases. A brief description of the etiology of nutrition related diseases and the importance of dietary therapy, intervention and education in the treatment of the patient. The students will be trained on dietary formulation for patients suffering from gastrointestinal disease, liver, gall bladder and pancreatic diseases, rheumatic diseases, and cancer. Pre-req: NUTR 315, NUTR 319.