Bio110 Nutrition and Diet Therapy Spring 2018

This course introduces students to the principles of nutrition and their application to professional nursing practice.  Examines macro- and micronutrients, the role of nutrition in disease prevention and health promotion throughout the life span.  Nutrition-related nursing interventions are discussed for acute and critically ill patients and for patients with selected disorders including gastrointestinal and cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and HIV/AIDS.