Nursing Studies – Diet Therapy

Course Level 1: Introductory

Estimated Study Time: 2-3 hours

The course teaches you about the range of medical disorders requiring special dietary preparations to assist the healing process, correct an imbalance or supply necessary dietary nutrients when a pre-existing medical condition exits. You will also learn about the range of food combinations used in diet preparation to meet the needs of patients with diverse medical and recovery needs.

The course also introduces the learner to the intrinsic and extrinsic factors impacting the patient’s diet. The range of lifestyle, cultural and religious factors influencing diet and diet choice are reviewed and the resulting health implications for the patient are outlined.

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