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Nutrition: Diseased Gut

This class is designed to strengthen students' clinical nutrition knowledge specifically as it relates to the management of acute Gastrointestinal Diseases and the consequences of major GI surgery. The course will have a surgical emphasis but will also cover non-surgical GI disease and the medical literature as it related to nutrition support. Students will expand their knowledge on the digestion and absorption through gaining a thorough understanding of the consequences of short bowel and intestinal failure. In addition through critical analysis of research studies they will learn evidence based practice as it related to feeding patients with severe GI disease/malnutrition /major surgery.
Course #
NUTR-GE 2286
Units
1 - 3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department